Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Political rumblings

Political rumblings

The Ngāuruhoe eruptions in February 1975 took place at the same time as the French were carrying out nuclear testing at Moruroa (Mururoa) Atoll, in the Pacific Ocean. Cartoonist Eric Heath suggested that the eruption was a symbolic protest by subterranean forces against the nuclear explosions.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C-132-128
Cartoon by Eric Heath

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Tongariro and Ngāuruhoe', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/6850/political-rumblings (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006