Liquefaction hazard study: Wellington Region

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As part of a strategy that aims at achieving an acceptable level of risk from
earthquake 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 liquefaction hazard study for the Wellington Region.

These reports present a summary of the data compiled on the ground

For the purpose of this study, the region has been divided into five study
Study area 1 – Wellington City
Study area 2 – Hutt Valley
Study area 3 – Porirua Basin
Study area 4 – Kapiti Coast
Study area 5 - Wairarapa
Updated December 6, 2022 at 11:54 PM