Kōrero: Civil defence

Tsunami warning sign

Tsunami warning sign

Awareness of the risk of tsunamis following a major earthquake led to the erection of warning signs such as this one on beaches in the 2000s.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Civil defence - Civil defence in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/36065/tsunami-warning-sign (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 20 Jun 2012