Northland is not included in the potential tsunami threat
Media Release from Northland Civil Defence Group
not included in the potential tsunami
threat to New Zealand issued by the Ministry of Civil
Defence and Emergency Management.
Defence Group controller Graeme MacDonald said the
Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has
issued a Tsunami Potential Threat advisory for EAST
CAPE, GISBORNE, AUCKLAND EAST, NEW PLYMOUTH, WELLINGTON,
MILFORD SOUND, NAPIER, WESTPORT.
Threat advisory will remain in effect until:
• It is upgraded to a Tsunami Warning,
• A cancellation message is issued
People in coastal areas
• Listen to the radio/TV for
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