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Lahar warning

Lahar warning

The warning system on Mt Ruapehu only works if people are aware of the potential danger from lahars. This sign was erected by the Department of Conservation on a track near Ohakune, to advise trampers of potentially hazardous areas.

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Richard Smith, David J. Lowe and Ian Wright, 'Volcanoes - Monitoring active volcanoes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Richard Smith, David J. Lowe and Ian Wright, published 12 Jun 2006