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Photos appear here each day from the Diaries of Life at the Boundary 2017.
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Andy, Shelley and Nathan chat with Columba College during the last field trip web conference. Image: LEARNZ.
A new hospital ward is being built in Hastings. How has this building been designed to withstand earthquakes. Image: LEARNZ.
Steel beams, a strengthened stair way and strong foundations make this building much more resilient to earthquakes. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley and Andy take a look at an old landslide site and how it has been stabilised. Image: LEARNZ.
Looking down a landslide on Napier Hill. What has been done to stop this area from eroding further? Image: LEARNZ.
A concrete barrier anchors the slope above a landslide on Napier Hill. Image: LEARNZ.
The Te Awa subdivision in Napier has been designed to reduce the impacts of natural hazards such as earthquakes, liquefaction and flooding. What is this ponding area for? Image: LEARNZ
Layers of gravels and soil have been built up and compacted to make the ground stronger to build on. Image: LEARNZ.
Alvin finds out about making a house quake safe by securing heavy objects such as hot water cylinders. How has this water cylinder been secured? Image: LEARNZ.
Andy, Nathan and Shelley take a look at a new house to see how it has been built stronger to withstand earthquakes. Image: LEARNZ.
Ursula and Shelley talk to Edendale School during the web conference this morning. Image: LEARNZ.
Ursula and Shelley show the 8m of sideways movement that happened on the Awanui Fault when it moved during the 1931 Napier earthquake. Was there any vertical movement during this quake? Image: LEARNZ.
Alvin looks at old sea shells that were once underwater before being uplifted during the 1931 Napier earthquake. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley and Ursula stand in front of land that used to be a lagoon until it was uplifted during the 1931 Napier earthquake. How do geologists know that this land was uplifted? Image: LEARNZ.
Ursula shakes a container of mud to show how it liquefies during an earthquake. Image: LEARNZ.
Looking south towards Napier. People living on the coast need to know the warning signs of tsunami and what to do. How would you know if there is going to be a tsunami? Image: LEARNZ.
The Pakuratahi Valley would be flooded if a tsunami hit the East Coast of the North Island. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley and Ursula enjoy the view out over the ocean and talk about tsunami risk on the East Coast. Image: LEARNZ.
Julian and Shelley sit on limestone that was once below the sea on Te Mata Peak. How did this limestone end up here? Image: LEARNZ.
Alvin finds fossils of kina in the limestone rock. Image: LEARNZ.
The view out towards Napier from Te Mata Peak showing limestone rock outcrops. Image: LEARNZ.
The cliffs at Cape Kidnappers tell a tale of what has happened in the geological past. Layers of mudstone, river gravels and volcanic ash can be seen. Image: LEARNZ.
Julian points out a fault in the cliff where a layer of river gravel and mudstone have been displaced during an earthquake. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley, Alvin and Julian find another fault at Cape Kidnappers. Image: LEARNZ.
You can see how the layers of different rock types have been tilted by land movement. What causes this movement? Image: LEARNZ.
A cliff at Waipatiki Beach shows signs of recent rock fall. What do you think may have caused this rock fall? Image: LEARNZ.
The beach in Napier was pushed up during the 1931 earthquake. This left more land above sea level. Image: LEARNZ.
Art Deco buildings replaced earthquake damaged buildings after the 1931 quake. Napier is now famous for these funky buildings. Image: LEARNZ.
Gaining altitude after leaving Dunedin airport this morning. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley looks out over the Warrington Coast where she lives just north of Dunedin. Image: LEARNZ.
Kā Tiritiri o te Moana, the Southern Alps could be seen as you flew north. How were these mountains formed? Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley enjoys a smooth flight to Auckland. Image: LEARNZ.
Cloud greeted you as you arrived in Auckland. Image: LEARNZ.
The weather improved in time for your flight from Auckland to Napier. Image: LEARNZ.
You enjoyed more great views out over the North Island as you flew south east to Napier. Image: LEARNZ.
Approaching the runway at Napier airport. Image: LEARNZ.
You had time to enjoy the last hours of daylight as you wandered along the beach in Napier. Image: LEARNZ.