GeoNet empowering Kiwis with data on natural hazards

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

With New Zealand’s natural hazard monitoring platform GeoNet celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, EQC chief resilience and research officer Dr Jo Horrocks (pictured) looked back at how the tool has benefited Kiwis by giving them near-instant access to data.

GeoNet was established by the Earthquake Commission, GNS Science and Land Information NZ in 2001, and now has more than 700 sensors across New Zealand, as well as a 24/7 National Geohazards Monitoring Centre supported by MBIE.

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