Story: Tsunamis

Warning sign

Warning sign

Several local councils have erected signs in coastal areas warning of the tsunami hazard, and advising people to go to high ground if they feel an earthquake.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Tsunamis - Living with tsunami hazards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6239/warning-sign (accessed 20 October 2018)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017