National advisory - Tsunami - Potential threat to NZ.
Provisional ETA for Wellington - 4:39pm
The Ministry of Civil Defence is advising of a potential tsunami threat to New Zealand from an earthquake of magnitude 8 at Vanuatu.
An advisory is being sent to all responding agencies, including Fire, Police, local authorities and others to put them on standby.
The public is advised to not be on beaches or in boats near the coast.
More details to follow.