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Understanding tsunami risk on the East Coast of New Zealand

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Many people in Napier do not understand the difference between local and distance source tsunami events the different types of warnings they will receive.

Coastal hazards strategy benefits from community commitment

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Members of the community involved in Hawke’s Bay’s coastal hazards strategy are leading decision-making to manage risks from beach erosion, inundation by overtopping and sea level rise, and tsunami.

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