22 Mar 2022

Ruapehu locals unfazed by signs of volcanic unrest

From Checkpoint, 6:11 pm on 22 March 2022

Locals living near Mt Ruapehu appear unfazed by the signs of elevated volcanic unrest, despite the recent strong tremors and the lake heating up.

Mt Ruapehu's Volcanic Alert Level has been raised to Level 2.

But our reporter Kirsty Frame says locals are more concerned about the impact of Covid on their community, than a potential volcanic eruption.