Video update #4 - Lowering the Alert Level at Mt Ruapehu

Published: Wed Jul 6 2022 3:00 PM

GNS Science Natural Hazards and Risks Theme Leader Gill Jolly gives an update on the recent decrease in Alert Level at Mt Ruapehu, and what future activity at the volcano might look like.

Link to YouTube video

This will be our last video update on the current period of unrest at Mt Ruapehu, we hope you have found them useful.

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For information on access to the Mt Ruapehu area, please visit the Department of Conservation’s website on volcanic risk in Tongariro National Park and follow their Facebook page for further updates. You can read all of our Volcanic Activity Bulletins here.

Although we can’t prevent natural hazards, we can prepare for them – and we should.


The National Emergency Management Agency's (NEMA) Get Ready website has great information on what to do before, during and after volcanic activity.

GNS Science have information on preparing and dealing with ash fall.

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