Reported landslides occurring during July 2016.
Friday 8 July to Saturday 9 July
Heavy rain in the Coromandel caused flooding and slips closed many roads in the region. The following roads were affected by slips:
SH25A Kopu – Hikuai closed due to slip between Kirikiri Valley Road and Puketui Road.
SH25 Wade Road to the 309 closed.
Tapu-Coroglen closed due to slip.
Kennedy Bay Road closed due to slip.…
In September 2014 a ‘target’ was established on the top of Donald Mound at White Island that was large enough to be seen in the web camera images. This gave the GeoNet volcano team a reference point on the web camera images and from this we were able to track the water level in the Crater Lake. We were able to track over 5 metres of water level change before it was destroyed by the 27 April 2016 eruption.
This week we have established a new target on the crater rim,…