eruption

Mountain operators hopeful of a quick reopening

Thu 22 Nov 12

The Tongariro track remains closed today after yesterday's eruption – the second in four months.

Stewart Barclay near the eruption at 2pm yesterday (Photo: Adrift Outdoors)

Tongariro eruptions could go on for nine months – GNS

Thu 22 Nov 12 11

Lake Taupo’s annual cycle challenge has started safely, despite the eruption.

Tongariro magma could trigger another blow

Fri 10 Aug 12 4

Magma in Mt Tongariro is bubbling away but GNS is unable to confirm whether it is at dangerously high levels.

GNS scientists assessing Mt Tongariro today

Wed 8 Aug 12 1

Tongariro crossing remains closed today, as scientists fly over the mountain to assess exactly where Monday night's eruption came from and whether another is likely.

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