Volcano Alert Bulletins (VABs) are New Zealand's official source of volcano status information including the current Volcanic Alert Level (VAL).
They are issued on an as needed basis summarising the volcano status and recent events.
They can indicate if activity is increasing, decreasing, or in a steady state. They may contain forecasts, highlight developing, or expected problems.
If you’d like to be notified as soon as we issue a new bulletin, our social media channels and the GeoNet app will keep you up-to-date.
14 September 1999 - Update
22 June 1999, 3:00 pm - Update
15 April 1999, 10:00 am - Update
18 January 1999, 2:30 pm - Update
10 September 1998, 12:00 pm - Update