Eruption! What to do!
When a volcano threatens
- Listen to your radio or TV for advice and information
- Check and complete your preparations.
Like all hazardous situations, you will help yourself and your community during a volcanic eruption by being better prepared.
Close to an erupting volcano (i.e. within a few kilometres), the only protection may be evacuation.
However, very few people in New Zealand are this close to a volcano, hence you will be able to remain at your place, provided simple protective measures are taken.
Be prepared for: