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Volcanic ashfall zones

The Waikato region’s many volcanic areas increase the chance of volcanic eruptions. Volcanic eruptions produce ashfall over wide areas, affecting people, animals and plant life. Use our map to find out about how the Waikato region may be affected by volcanic ashfall from Mounts Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and/or Tongariro. You can also download this map in PDF format below.

Map of volcanic ashfall zones in the Waikato region


PDF format

You can download this map from our PDF file below.

Volcanic Ashfall Zones map
(230 kb, 32 seconds to download, 56k modem)