Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Ruapehu crater, 1945

As lava rose in the Ruapehu crater during 1945, visitors were able to obtain a spectacular view of the eruption from the crater rim. At most times the eruption was not explosive, but being so close to an erupting volcano is always hazardous.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 211. National Film Unit, 1945

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Ruapehu, 1861–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/6862/ruapehu-crater-1945 (accessed 22 June 2021)

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