Taranaki hazards

A major event can have dramatic social and economic effects. Preparing for and responding to hazards in terms of reduction, readiness, response and recovery is a key component of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups role.

Natural hazards

Taranaki's location on the active Pacific-Australian plate boundary means we are susceptible to hazards such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and tsunami. We are also subject to...
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Infrastructure hazards

Failure of a significant structure such as a large building or dam may result from other hazards like earthquakes or floods. The risk of structural failure is reduced by safe and e...
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