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Updated Volcanic Alert Bulletin

Updated Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Wednesday 21 November 

Minor volcanic activity is occurring at Tongariro - Te Maari craters - and could be hazardous in the immediate vicinity of the craters. Light volcanic ash fall can be anticipated downwind of Tongariro. There is no immediate threat to the Bay of Plenty however, given the current wind direction, the Bay of Plenty Group Emergency Coordination Centre has been activated to monitor the situation.

Volcanic Alert Bulletin
Friday 16 November

A volcanic alert bulletin was released today, Friday 16 November by GNS Science (Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd) in relation to Mount Ruapehu.
There has been no alert level change - it remains at alert level 1 - but the avaition alert clour has increased from green to yellow. Level 1 indicates a departure from typical background surface activity. 

Media Release from Department of Conservation - warning about climbing Mount Ruapehu

Further information on keeping safe from volcanic ash

Published: Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 15:00 by Tauranga City Council