Coastal hazards

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Around New Zealand, and the world, coastal communities are becoming increasingly aware of coastal hazards, such as coastal inundation (flooding by the sea), coastal erosion and tsunami. It's important we look ahead to ensure we are prepared to deal with the challenges of coastal hazards in the future, creating more resilient communities. If you have a specific question not answered here please email us at or phone (03) 9418999 or 0800 800 169.