The latest update at 3.43pm on Friday 3 March is that the National Advisory on tsunami activity is now cancelled.

The advice from GNS Science based on ocean observations is that the Beach and Marine threat has now passed for all areas.

Strong and unusual currents and unpredictable surges will continue for up to another 24 hours. People should remain vigilant and take extra precautions with regards to beach and ocean activities.•

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