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The Wellington Fault

The Wellington Fault

Extending northwards from Cook Strait (lower left), the Wellington Fault cuts across the Wellington region and along the western edge of the harbour and the Hutt Valley.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Wellington City', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 August 2022)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016