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Cities along the coastline in New Zealand, such as Christchurch and Nelson and Auckland, will find themselves in an unpredictable position during the day of the shift, when the waters surrounding their island country. At any given moment, the water might be migrating toward the existing South Pole (during rotation stoppage), returning from the existing South Pole (during rotation restart), pushing in directly from the Pacific or rushing between Australia and New Zealand (during the hour of shift, due to shortening of the Pacific), coming around Australia from the Indian Ocean (as water in motion pouring through Indonesia into the Indian Ocean), or as a reaction to any of these forces due to the tendency of water to slosh. Thus, those in New Zealand are advised to seek safety in the mountains, well above an wave action, until equilibrium in the oceans has returned, a period of some days.