McSaveney, M.J.; Downes, G.L. 2003 The 1855 earthquake and tsunami around Wellington, New Zealand : notes for an excursion from Wellington City to Turakirae Head, 27 September 2003. Lower Hutt: Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Limited. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences information series 57 17 p.
Abstract: The field trip followed the International Workshop, Tsunamis in the South Pacific : research towards preparedness and mitigation, 25-27 September, 2003, Wellington, New Zealand. Introduces you to Wellington's largest historical tsunami, which was caused by an earthquake in 1855. (auth/DG)