Live chat replay: Volcanologist on the White Island eruption

By Hayden Donnell

Plumes of ash and steam rose from White Island in a small eruption this morning.

The eruption at the volcano off the coast of the Bay of Plenty lasted for about 10 minutes from 10:23am.

GNS Science volcanologist Craig Miller says the eruption could be part of a sequence "ramping up" to a larger volcanic event on the island.

He joined us for a live chat on the White Island eruption at 2:30pm:

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