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Largest Underwater Eruption Discovered off NZ

Largest Underwater Eruption Discovered off NZ

Researchers have found that the world’s largest deep ocean volcanic eruption happened 1000km north east of New Zealand. Named as Havre, the deep ocean volcanic eruption was first discovered in 2002. A solidified volcanic rock…

Tangiwai Disaster

Tangiwai Disaster

New Zealanders have being living side by side with volcanoes for hundreds of years but nothing prepared them for the Tangiwai Disaster. In this video, a devastating eruption shakes…

Unexpected Tourism Drawcard

Unexpected Tourism Drawcard

The international publicity from recent eruptions at Tongariro’s Te Maari crater may actually be helpful, according to local tourism operators. Te Maari crater erupted for about five minutes last week, emitting a plume of…

Sleeping Giant Awakens

Sleeping Giant Awakens

Mount Tongariro, dormant for more than a century, roared into life on 6 August erupting boulders and spreading an ash cloud over the centre of the country. The spew of rocks, fine particles and…