Mount Vesuvius, Krakatoa, Mount Pinatubo, Tarawera, Ruapehū … some of the world's deadliest volcanic disasters have been joined by Monday's tragedy on Whakaari/White Island in the Bay of Plenty. The eruption has secured a place

Living in the Taupō Volcanic Zone

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Alert Levels and Eruptions

Whakaari/White Island History

Legends of Whakaari/White Island

Previous Whakaari Eruptions - GNS Science