TSUNAMI  - WHAT TO DO
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system you will receive free text
messages from the Northland Civil
Defence Group about impending
flood, tsunami or other civil defence
emergencies.
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website www.nrc.govt.nz/cdalert
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service).

The red zone
is simply the topographic map coastline and is to be usually evacuated in response to the 0.2-1m wave height threat level called ‘threat to beach, harbours, estuaries and small boats’.
For all maps visit: www.nrc.govt.nz/tsunamiwarning

The orange zone
matches the 1-5m wave height threat level called a ‘moderate land threat’, arriving on or below high tide.
In other words if a moderate land threat level (or a lesser threat level) is called, only the red and orange
zones need to be evacuated - even if the wave could arrive on high tide. The orange zone includes the red
zone.

The yellow zone
includes the maximum credible tsunami sources taking into account the worst cases from both modelling and geological deposits. In an official warning larger than the moderate land threat level, or in the case of a
natural or informal warning where the potential wave height is unknown, all zones including the yellow zone should be (self)-evacuated. The yellow
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