25 Jun 2018

North Island quake could trigger Ruapehu lahar

From Morning Report, 8:52 am on 25 June 2018

A very large earthquake in the central North Island could trigger a big lahar from Mt Ruapehu. In the recent past it's been eruptions that have led to lahars on the mountain. But scientists from Canterbury University have checking what else might cause cause mud and debris to spew out of the crater lake.