Mt Tongariro eruption
Learn about the eruptions from the Te Maari craters on the northern slopes of Mt Tongariro on 6 August 2012 and 21 November 2012, the current status of tracks and facilities, and DOC's response.
Te Maari crater eruption on Mt Tongariro, 21 November 2012
Map of affected tracks and roads
Map of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing with volcanic hazard zone (PDF, 296K)
All tracks in the Tongariro National Park, including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Tongariro Northern Circuit are open.
All roads in the Tongariro National Park, including both Mangatepopo and Ketetahi roads and parking areas are open.
Huts and campsites
- Mangatepopo, Oturere and Waihohonu huts and campsites are open
- Ketetahi hut and campsite are no longer available for accommodation following the eruption - the hut is a shelter for day hikers only.
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Debris flow below the eruption of 6 August 2012
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