Keep up to date with the latest news from the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences.

  • Ellie Mestel, Professor Martha Savage, Dr Simon Barker, and Dr Finn Illsley-Kemp with Tauhara volcano in the background.

    Uncovering Taupō’s seismic secrets

    Despite their potential for large, dangerous eruptions, much remains to be discovered about the type of volcanoes known as caldera volcanoes. A Victoria University of Wellington, Massey University, and GNS Science research collaboration is aiming to help change that.

  • Climate change: our next 'moonshot moment'?

    While some despair about the fate of our planet, award-winning climate scientist James Renwick says it is never too late to take action - and seizing the moment may require a new “moonshot moment” for the 21st century.

  • Geographers scoop awards

    Three researchers from the School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences have received recognition for their outstanding work in geography by their peers in New Zealand.

  • Private Kiwis missing out on community

    As a result of giving ourselves too much private space, New Zealanders are missing out on the benefit of communal public space, writes the Victoria University of Wellington's Dr Rebecca Kiddle