Mt Tongariro

Mountain operators hopeful of a quick reopening

Thu 22 Nov

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 11

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

Tourists enjoy Mt Ruapehu's crater lake (Photo: Adrift Outdoors Ltd)

Tongariro eruption creates business outside the square

Tue 28 Aug

Guided climbs to Mt Ruapehu’s crater lake have been offered as an alternative.

Tongariro magma could trigger another blow

Fri 10 Aug 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 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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