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  • New IPENZ policy report on reducing our exposure to natural hazards

    Issue 46 – February 2013

    IPENZ recently released a policy report on A Safer New Zealand: Reducing our Exposure to Natural Hazards. The introduction states, 'As an island nation on the boundary of two tectonic plates straddling a mid-latitude zone of strong westerly winds, New Zealand is susceptible to a wide range of natural hazards. These include earthquakes, liquefaction, tsunami, volcanic eruption, flooding, storms, coastal erosion and land instability.

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