Story: Natural hazards – overview

Snowboarding on a volcano

Snowboarding on a volcano

Many people take advantage of the excitement of living in a potentially hazardous environment. Snowboarder Tony Fletcher tests one of the runs at Tūroa skifield in June 1996 while Ruapehu vigorously emits ash.

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Reference: 19 June 1996

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Eileen McSaveney and Simon Nathan, 'Natural hazards – overview - Living dangerously', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Eileen McSaveney and Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006