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Abstract: Overview of earthquakes and volcanology in New Zealand. Discusses the origin of earthquakes in relation to the plate tectonics of the Pacific Ocean, volcano formation and associated hazards, measurement of source and strength of earthquakes, our vulnerability and ways of protecting ourselves against hazards and their predictability. Also contains a first hand account of the Napier earthquake 1931 and a profile of a geophysicist working at DSIR. (MEGC)