The evacuation maps are based on our current best knowledge. That knowledge includes in-depth studies undertaken in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 by GNS Science and Tonkin and Taylor. These studies are peer reviewed by technical experts to ensure they are accurate and utilise the most up to date information and methods of research available. The maps are updated whenever new information comes to hand.
Scientific reports on the tsunami flood science and modelling:
Tauranga Tsunami Evacuation Modelling Summary Report April 2015 – Part A (2mb pdf)
Tauranga Tsunami Evacuation Modelling Summary Report April 2015 – Part B (6.5mb pdf)
T&T Tsunami Inundation Modelling Summary 2015 executive summary (37kb pdf)
T&T Tsunami Inundation Modelling November 2013 executive summary (40kb pdf)
GNS Tsunami Inundation Modelling September 2012 executive summary (255kb pdf)
GNS Tsunami Inundation Modelling December 2011 (2.3mb pdf)
To view the full documents or any reports not available here please contact the Customer Service Centre on 07 5777000.
Last Reviewed: 09/12/2016