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Latest news:
Area near yesterday's steam eruption in Rotorua Lake (image: newshub.co.nz / twitter)
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
A small steam explosion (hydrothermal eruption) occurred yesterday in Lake Rotorua. A fountain of water was seen ejected to about 30 m. [read more]. ... [more]
Location of the observed pumice rafts (image: GeoNet)
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
It is still unclear which volcano produced the pumice raft observed west of Minerva Reef southwest of Tonga (Pacific Ocean) by a New Zealand Royal Air Force aircraft on 16 November. ... [more]
Map of New Zealand's principal volcanoes (USGS)
Map of New Zealand's principal volcanoes (USGS)

Volcanoes of New Zealand

Brothers | Clark | Healy | Maroa | Mayor Island | Okataina (Tarawera) | Reporoa | Rotorua | Rumble II West | Rumble III | Rumble IV | Rumble V | Tangaroa | Taupo | Whale Island | White Island
Brothers
(Submarine volcano)
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Clark
(Submarine volcano)
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Healy
(Submarine volcano)
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Maroa
(Calderas)
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Mayor Island
(Shield volcano)
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Okataina (Tarawera)
(Lava domes)
Mount Tarawera, located 24 km SE of Rotorua, is the main vent of the Okataina volcanic complex. Tarawera produced one of New Zealand's largest historic eruptions in 1886, when a violent explosive basaltic eruption occurred that killed an estimated 120 people. The fissures that op... [more]

Reporoa
(Caldera)
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Rotorua
(Caldera)
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Rumble II West
(Submarine volcano)
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Rumble III
(Submarine volcano)
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Rumble IV
(Submarine volcano)
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Rumble V
(Submarine volcano)
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Tangaroa
(Submarine volcano)
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Taupo
(Caldera)
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Whale Island
(Complex volcano)
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White Island
(stratovolcano)
Inside the crater of White Island volcanoWhite Island in the Bay of Plenty ca. 50 km off the North Island's east coast is one of New Zealands most active volcanoes, well known for its spectacular crater with strong hydrothermal activity and sulphur deposits. It is part of the active Taupo volcanic zone and last erupted ... [more]
 

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