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Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020
GeoNet’s latest volcanic alert bulletin has changed the Aviation Colour Code to Green for Whakaari/White Island. This is a result of a “continuously decreasing level of volcanic activity”. This change in Aviation Colour Code comes a week after the Volcanic Alert Level was dropped to level 1 ... [more]
Glow visible at night from White Island volcano (image: GeoNet)
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020
Observations and monitoring data over the last few months indicate that Whakaari/White Island has been progressing on a gradual trend back to lower levels of unrest that are typical of the long-term behaviour of this volcano. ... [more]
Map of New Zealand's principal volcanoes (USGS)
Map of New Zealand's principal volcanoes (USGS)
 

Volcanoes of New Zealand

Aitutaki | Alderman Islands | Brothers | Clark | Cole | Giljanes | Haungaroa | Hautere | Healy | Kaimai | Kaitake | Kakepuku | Kapenga | Karioi | Kibblewhite | Kuiwai | Little Barrier | Mangakino | Maroa | Mayor Island | Mercury Islands | Mokohinau Islands | Moutohora Island | Ngatoroirangi | Northern Tongariro Group | Okataina (Tarawera) | Oliver-Speight | Pirongia | Pouakai | Rapuhia | Rarotonga | Reporoa | Rotorua | Rumble I | Rumble II East | Rumble II West | Rumble III | Rumble IV | Rumble V | Rungapapa Knoll | Silent II East | Silent II West | Solander Island | Sonne | South Auckland | South Coromandel Peninsula | Tangaroa | Taupo | Thompson | Whale Island | White Island | Yokosuka
Aitutaki
(Shield)
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Alderman Islands
(Lava dome(s))
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Brothers
(Submarine volcano)
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Clark
(Submarine volcano)
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Cole
(Submarine)
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Giljanes
(Submarine)
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Haungaroa
(Submarine)
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Hautere
(Stratovolcano)
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Healy
(Submarine volcano)
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Kaimai
(Volcanic field)
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Kaitake
(Stratovolcano)
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Kakepuku
(Lava cone(s))
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Kapenga
(Caldera(s))
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Karioi
(Stratovolcano)
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Kibblewhite
(Submarine)
[more]

Kuiwai
(Submarine)
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Little Barrier
(Stratovolcano)
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Mangakino
(Caldera)
[more]

Maroa
(Calderas)
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Mayor Island
(Shield volcano)
[more]

Mercury Islands
(Volcanic field)
[more]

Mokohinau Islands
(Volcanic field)
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Moutohora Island
(Complex)
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Ngatoroirangi
(Submarine)
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Northern Tongariro Group
(Stratovolcano(es))
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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]

Oliver-Speight
(Submarine)
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Pirongia
(Stratovolcano)
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Pouakai
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Rapuhia
(Submarine)
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Rarotonga
(Shield)
[more]

Reporoa
(Caldera)
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Rotorua
(Caldera)
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Rumble I
(Submarine)
[more]

Rumble II East
(Submarine)
[more]

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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Rungapapa Knoll
(Submarine)
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Silent II East
(Submarine)
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Silent II West
(Submarine)
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Solander Island
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Sonne
(Submarine)
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South Auckland
(Shield(s))
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South Coromandel Peninsula
(Volcanic field)
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Tangaroa
(Submarine volcano)
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Taupo
(Caldera)
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Thompson
(Submarine)
[more]

Whale Island
(Complex volcano)
[more]

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]

Yokosuka
(Submarine)
[more]
 

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