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Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Mt Ruapehu: Minor seismic activity recorded

A short-lived episode of volcanic earthquakes occurred beneath Mt Ruapehu last Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 February. The earthquake episode has ended.

Yesterday

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Whakaari/White Island: Elevated volcanic unrest continues

• Whakaari/White Island remains in an elevated state of unrest • Volcanic gas fluxes are declining slightly • Aerial observations confirm presence of high temperature fumaroles • The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2; Aviation Colour Code remains at Yellow

7 days ago

GeoNet survey - we want your feedback on the information we provide on geohazards

The GeoNet website, app and social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) are busier than they ever have been.

2 weeks ago

Alpine Gardens Landslide

The Alpine Gardens landslide in the Fox Glacier Valley is currently one of New Zealand’s largest actively moving landslides. The landslide is the source of debris flows that have been travelling down Mill’s Creek onto the Mill’s Creek debris fan.

2 weeks ago

Magma, lava, and extrusions. What are they?

You might be wondering what the difference is between magma and lava, or even what extrusions are? Volcanologist Brad Scott is here to help you with the different terms.

3 weeks ago

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Whakaari/White Island: Elevated volcanic unrest continues in steady state

Whakaari/White Island remains in an elevated state of unrest. No further extrusion of lava has occurred. Our assessment is that further explosive eruptions remain very unlikely on any given day. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2 and the Aviation Colour Code remains at Yellow.

3 weeks ago

Widely felt earthquake shakes central New Zealand - and breaks felt record!

A M5.4 earthquake occurred at 11:45pm on Saturday the 25th of January and was felt by over 26,500 people from Christchurch up to Auckland.

Last month

2019 - In Review

Tragically, 2019 ended with the Whakaari/White Island eruption of 9 Dec The eruption had devastating impacts for people on the island at the time, our thoughts continue to be with the families and friends of the people who lost their lives and were injured

Last month

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Whakaari/White Island: Update #20

Whakaari/White Island remains in an elevated state of unrest. Lava is now visible in the vents created by the eruption. Further explosive eruptions are very unlikely on any given day in the next four weeks. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2 and the Aviation Colour Code remains Yellow.

Last month

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Whakaari/White Island: Update #19

Whakaari/White Island remains in an elevated state of unrest. Very hot gas and steam continues to discharge from vents created by the eruption on December 9th. Further large explosive eruptions are very unlikely on any given day* in the next four weeks. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2 and the Aviation Colour Code remains Yellow.

Last month