Natural events, natural disasters, natural hazards and risk. What are they? What do they mean?
Read Q-Files Defining Moments in Nature (pdf 1.51 MB)
Find out about what causes earthquakes, how earthquakes affect Canterbury, and how to be prepared for them. Note that this booklet was produced in 2008, before the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes.
Read Q-Files Earthquakes (pdf 1.60 MB)
Find out about what causes a tsunami, how a tsunami would affect Canterbury, and how to be prepared for them.
Read Q-Files Tsunamis (pdf 4.04 MB)
Read - Living on a floodplain (pdf 848 kB)
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