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Appendix 1: Classification of Faults

Figure A1.1: Stylised risk management process (after AS/NZS 4360:1999)

Appendix 2: Maps of Active Faults

This list provides an interim classification of most of New Zealand's on-land active faults, based on fault recurrence interval.

Fault Avoidance Interval Class: Less than 2000 years (RI Class I).

Alfredton Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington and Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council areas. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Alpine Fault: This fault is located in the Southland, West Coast and Tasman Regional Council areas. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Amberly Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an Indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Aorangi - Ngpotiki: This fault is located in the Wellington region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Aratiatia Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Awatere Fault: This fault is located in the West Coast, Canterbury and Marlborough regions. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Braemar Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Clarence Fault: This fault is located in the West Coast, Canterbury and Marlborough regions. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Dreyers Rock Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington and Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Edgecumbe Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty region. There is high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Fyffe Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Hanmer Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and analysis of comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Highlands Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regional Council areas. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Hope Fault: This fault is located in the West Coast and Canterbury Regional Council areas. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Jordan Thrust Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Kaiapo Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Kakapo Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Karioi Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Kekerengu Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Kelly Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Kowhia Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region there is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Lake Ohakuri: This fault is located in the Waikato region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Maleme (incl. Rehi): These faults are located in the Waikato region. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Matata Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Mohaka Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui and Hawke's Bay regions. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Mount Grey Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

National Park Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Ngangiho Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato region. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Ohakune Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Orakeikorako Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Paeroa Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Patoka Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Porters Pass Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of Fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an Indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Poutu Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Puketerata Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato region, there is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Rangiora Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay region. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement.

Raurimu Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Rotoitipaku Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty region. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures.

Shawcroft Road Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Snowgrass Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Tumunui Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Waihi Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui and Waikato Regional Council areas there is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Waipukaka Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures.

Wairarapa Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington and Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council areas. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Wairau Fault: This fault is located in the Marborough and Tasman Regional Council areas. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Wellington Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington and Manawatu-Wanganiu Regional Council areas. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

West Whangamata: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Whakaipo Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Whakatane (South): This fault is located in the Bay or Plenty Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Whangamata Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Wharekaukau Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Whirinaki Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Fault Avoidance Interval Class: Between 2,000 and 3,500 years (RI Class II).

Akatore Fault: This fault is located in the Otago Regional Council area. There is medium level of confidence in its classification based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Ashley-Crust Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is low level of confidence in its classification based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Awaiti Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty Regional Council area. There is low level of confidence in its classification based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Barber Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is low level of confidence in its classification based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures.

Carterton Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is medium level of confidence in its classification based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures.

Cross Creek Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a low confidence in its classification based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Elliott Fault: Located in the Canterbury and Marlborough regions. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Fidget Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Fowlers Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Fox's Peak Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures.

Hihitahi Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Irishman's Creek: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Kerepehi Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Lake Heron Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Little Rough Ridge: This fault is located in the Otago Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Long Valley Fault: This fault is located in the Otago Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Makuri Fault: This fault is located in the Manwatu-Wanganui Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Masterton Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults

Mokonui Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Mt Hutt-Mt Peal: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Northern Ohariu: This fault is located in the Wellington and Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an analysis of fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults

Ngapouri Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui and Bay of Plenty Regional Council areas. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Oaonui Fault: This fault is located in the Taranaki Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of Fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures.

Ohariu Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Onepu Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Orakonui Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Ostler Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement.

Otakiri Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on a comparison with other, similar, faults.

Pa Valley Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Raetihi Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Raggedy Range: This fault is located in the Otago Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Ranfurly Fault: This fault is located in the Otago Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Rotohauhau Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regional Council areas. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Ruahine Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui and Hawke's Bay Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Saunders Road Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Silver Road Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Te Teko Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Te Weta Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Thorpe-Poplar: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Torlesse Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Vernon Fault: This fault is located in the Marlborough Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Waikaremoana: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay and Bay of Plenty Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Waimana Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Waiohau Fault: This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Waipiata Fault: This fault is located in the Otago Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Weber Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Fault Avoidance Interval Class: Between 3,500 and 5,000 Years (RI Class III)

Akatarawa Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Blue Lake Fault: This fault is located in the Otago Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Cheeseman Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Dry River Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Gibbs Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Glendevon Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Hossack Road: This fault is located in the Waikato Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Huangarua Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Hundalee Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Inglewood Fault: This fault is located in the Taranaki Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures.

Kaiwara Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Kaweka Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Kidnappers (East): This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Kidnappers (West): This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Lees Valley Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council areas. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Lindis Pass Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury and Otago Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

London Hill Fault: This fault is located in the Marlborough District Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Martinborough Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Maunga Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Moumahaki Fault: This fault is located in the Taranaki Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Mount Thomas: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Ngakuru Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Norfolk Fault: This fault is located in the Taranaki region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

North Rough Ridge: This fault is located in the Otago region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Omihi Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Oruawharo Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay and Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Otaraia Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Poulter Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury and West Coast Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Pukerua Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Raukumara Series: This series of faults is located in the Gisborne District Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which appears to be based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Ruataniwha Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Shepherds Gully Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Tukituki Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Waimea-Flaxmere Fault: This fault is located in the Nelson and Tasman Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which appears to be based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Waipukurau-Poukawa: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Waitawhiti Fault: This fault is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Whakatane (North): This fault is located in the Bay of Plenty region. There is a medium low of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Fault Avoidance Interval Class: Between 5,000 years and 10,000 years (RI Class IV).

Awahokomo Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Bidwell Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Big River Fault: This fault is located in the West Coast Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Blackball Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington West Coast Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Cardrona Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington Otago Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Dalgety Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Dunstan Fault: This fault is located in the Otago region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Esk Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Fern Gully Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints.

Fernside Fault: This fault is located in the Gisborne District Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Giles Creek Fault: This fault is located in the West Coast Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Hog Swamp Fault: This fault is located in the Marlborough District Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Horohoro Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regional Council areas. There is a high level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Hyde Fault: This fault is located in the Otago region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Kirkliston Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Lowry Peak Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Mangaoranga Fault: This fault is located in the Wellington and Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Mangatete Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Moonlight Fault: This fault is located in the Southland and Otago Regional Council areas. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Nevis Fault: This fault is located in the Otago region. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; fault-specific slip rate and single-event displacement; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Nukumaru Fault: This fault is located in the Taranaki region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Paparoa Range Fault: This fault is located in the West Coast region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on an indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates; and comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Poukawa (North) Fault: This fault is located in the Hawke's Bay Regional Council area. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures.

Punaruku Fault: This fault is located in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regional Council areas. There is a medium level of confidence in its classification which is based on analysis of fault-specific sequence of dated surface ruptures; and indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

Quartz Creek Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Rostreivor Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Rotokohu Fault: This fault is located in the West Coast Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Rough Creek: This fault is located in the West Coast Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Southland Series: This fault series is located in the Southland region. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which appears to be based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Springbank Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.

Waitotara Fault: This fault is located in the Taranaki Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on am indicative determination of recurrence interval based on fault-specific slip rate constraints and rupture length estimates.

West Culverden Fault: This fault is located in the Canterbury Regional Council area. There is a low level of confidence in its classification which is based on comparisons with other, similar, faults.