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Severe Weather Warnings for Bay of Plenty

Severe Weather Warnings for Bay of Plenty

Posted Date: Tuesday 21 June 2016

A Heavy Rain Warning has been issued for Bay Of Plenty   Rain is forecast to become heavy around noon Wednesday. In the 12 hours from noon till midnight Wednesday, expect 70-90mm of rain to acc... read more

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Learn more about volcanoes

With the increase in volcanic activity now is a great time to learn all about puia (volcanoes). Our friends at GNS have an amazing website where you can learn more about the volcanoes in NZ, view live cameras at White Island and Mount Ruapehu, read volcanologists blogs about the monitoring and science behind volcanoes and much, much more. You can learn about the volcanic alert levels and what they actually mean for your community and of course learn how to be better prepared on our 'be prepared' tab above.

Find out more here

Latest media release from GNS

You may have have heard the news from GNS scientists that research has uncovered the growth of a previously unrecognised magma chamber under the Bay of Plenty coast. Until recently the series of small earthquakes between 2004 and 2011, were thought to be the result of tectonic activity. You can read more by visiting their website www.gns.cri.nz

 

 

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