Earth Science

Understanding earth processes to underpin research and exploration.

Environment & Climate

We provide nation-wide geological, geochemical, and geophysical information to enhance and underpin research and evaluation of geological resources, natural hazards and environmental management.

  • Plate Tectonics
    Investigating the processes which occur in New Zealand's plate boundary zone.

  • Paleontology

    Fossils
    Origins and evolution of New Zealand flora and fauna.