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  • Title Earthquake ground shaking hazard assessment: Wellington Region
    Date published 1 April 1992
    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 a ground shaking hazard assessment for the Wellington
    Region.

    For the purpose of this study, the region has been divided into five study
    areas:
    Study area 1 – Wellington
    Study area 2 – Kapiti
    Study area 3 – Wairarapa
    Study area 4 – Upper Hutt
    Study area 5 – Lower Hutt & Porirua
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