Learn about Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano – Rangitoto.
A basaltic shield volcano that last erupted not long after the arrival of Polynesians in the Auckland region (c. 1280 AD), Rangitoto has a complex history.
Hazard scenarios for monogenetic (clustered) volcanism must cover potentially extended eruption periods and the reawakening of volcanoes as revealed by a study of Rangitoto.
The United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) focuses on major efforts to reduce disaster risk.
A three-episode documentary series, Beneath New Zealand delves deep into the unseen world of volcanoes, exposing the traumatic past and the need to be aware of a potentially dangerous future.
Volcanic crisis simulation and role-play are valuable tools in communicating hazard assessment, learning monitoring and emergency management skills, as well as developing teamwork and decision-making strengths.