Volcanic Alert Levels

The NZ Volcanic Alert Level system is based on 6 levels and is intended to describe the current status of each active volcano. People who need volcano related information ranges from local residents, to visitors, land owners, iwi, emergency management, responding agencies like Lifelines, Agriculture, Health, Infrastructure companies and media.



Volcanic Alert Level Summary


Table showing the current volcanic alert levels.

Volcano Level Volcanic Activity
Ruapehu 1 Minor volcanic unrest.
Whakaari/White Island 1 Minor volcanic unrest.
Auckland Volcanic Field 0 No volcanic unrest.
Mayor Island 0 No volcanic unrest.
Ngauruhoe 0 No volcanic unrest.
Northland 0 No volcanic unrest.
Rotorua 0 No volcanic unrest.
Kermadec Islands 0 No volcanic unrest.
Taranaki 0 No volcanic unrest.
Taupo 0 No volcanic unrest.
Tongariro 0 No volcanic unrest.
Okataina 0 No volcanic unrest.

To view historic Volcanic Alert Levels, visit our GitHub repository.

Volcano Map


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Interactive Map showing New Zealand volcanoes and their volcanic alert level.