Faultlines: Earthquakes in Aotearoa New Zealand

Around 20,000 shakes are measured every year in Aotearoa New Zealand – about 55 a day – our whenua never stops shaking. Plates collide. Pressure builds. The land ruptures. How do we cope with living on such shaky ground?

You can also check out eqc.govt.nz and getready.govt.nz for more info about earthquakes and what to do if you’re in one.