Understanding how tsunamis have affected Canterbury in the past, and the areas that could be affected in the future, helps us plan for tsunamis.
Click on the links below to learn more about past tsunamis and tsunami inundation modelling in Canterbury.
Tsunami evacuation zones are the areas that people should evacuate from, or stay out of, as a precaution after a long or strong earthquake or during an official tsunami warning.
Click on the links below to learn more about tsunami evacuation zones in Canterbury (go to our tsunami evacuation zone map to see Canterbury's tsunami evacuation zones).
Understanding what people do, including where they go and how, during a tsunami evacuation helps communities plan better evacuation routes.
Click on the links below to learn about tsunami evacuation behaviour and modelling in Canterbury.
A wealth of knowledge is held by people in the community, which can help us plan for tsunamis.
Click on the links below to see how partnerships with communities can help reduce tsunami risk.
Understanding how tsunamis damage buildings and infrastructure helps us plan for future tsunami response and recovery.
Click on the links below to learn more about potential impacts and disruptions from tsunamis in Canterbury.