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Advice for people in coastal areas

People in coastal areas should:

  1. Stay out of the water (sea, rivers and estuaries, including boating activities)
  2. Stay off beaches and shore areas
  3. Do not go sightseeing
  4. Share this information with family, neighbours and friends
  5. Listen to the radio and/or TV for updates
  6. Follow instructions of local civil defence authorities

Links to information about:

Tsunami zone maps http://www.civildefence.govt.nz/get-tsunami-ready/#maps 

Get Ready Get Thru tsunami information http://www.getthru.govt.nz/disasters/tsunami

State Highway conditions http://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/

Food safety in an emergency http://www.mpi.govt.nz/protection-and-response/responding/adverse-events/resources-for-adverse-events/food-safety-in-adverse-events/ 

Tsunami damage insurance www.eqc.govt.nz

Science of tsunami www.gns.cri.nz