Effective from 06 November 2013 (updates are made when conditions change)
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A 1080 aerial drop occured in June 2013 affecting the following areas in the Central North Island:
The caution period is in place until the end of January 2014. Where dogs are permitted, please keep them under control at all times. Supervise children in these areas.
See the pesticide summary and associated maps for the Central North Island region, TWT 142, Turangi 3 and 5A.
Check track pages for the latest information about conditions and facilities:
Check webcams of the region at the Geonet website and at the Ruapehu Alpine Lifts website.
All three volcanoes are active and can erupt without warning.
Know the volcanic risks in Tongariro National Park and what to do in an eruption.
The volcanic alert levels range from 0 to 5 and indicate the current activity status of each volcano. Find out what the alert levels mean at the Geonet website.
Check current volcanic status and alert bulletins at the Geonet website.
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies