New Zealand’s North Eastern Tsunami threat downgraded, Civil Defence – video

Last updated:

Learn our story about how we are independent and what is needed to keep thisquality operating. You might be able to donate to us so we can inform and share what matters faster.

Learn Morearrow

Bay of Plenty Group Controller Matt Harrex was pleased to hear evacuations were taken seriously following a magnitude 8.1 earthquake which posed a threat that a tsunami could have potentially formed and struck New Zealand’s North Eastern shores.

Some areas of the Bay of Plenty remain under a beach and marine threat.

People who evacuated were told they can now go back to their homes but were recommended to not go near shorelines or on beaches until Civil Defence gives an official update that it is safe to do so.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Follow www.civildefence.govt.nz for more updates.

Image/Video: Bay of Plenty Civil Defence

Have time to spare? If you liked this publication, please learn our story to support thisquality. Fund trustworthy news coming from official Government newswires and local voices inside communities.

Contributearrow
Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments