Hazards in Wellington

Hazards in Wellington include tsunami, earthquakes, storms and wildfires.

Blue lines on Island Bay streets show tsunami-safe zones

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Tsunami

Read about tsunami safe zones, what to do during a tsunami, and areas you should evacuate to.

Tsunami zones

Earthquake

What to do, effects of earthquakes and safe places during an earthquake.

Earthquake hazards

Storm

Read about the effects and frequencies of storms.

Storm hazards

Wildfire

Wildfires are a serious risk in Wellington so there are restrictions in place all year round.