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  • Hazards > Earthquakes
  • Title Earthquake induced slope failure hazard study: Wellington Region
    Date published 1 May 1994
    GWRC Publication No
    Abstract As part of a strategy that aims at achieving an acceptable level of risk from
    seismic and geological hazards in the region, the Regional Council has
    undertaken an assessment of the seismic hazards in the region, and the
    vulnerability of the community to the hazard.

    Works Consultancy Services Ltd has been commissioned by WRC to
    undertake an earthquake induced slope failure study for the Wellington
    Region.

    For the purpose of this study, the region has been divided into five study
    areas:
    Study area 1 – Wellington City
    Study area 2 – Hutt Valley
    Study area 3 – Porirua Basin
    Study area 4 – Kapiti Coast
    Study area 5 - Wairarapa
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