Story: Bay of Plenty places

Whakaari (White Island)

Whakaari (White Island)

Steam and smoke emerge from the crater of White Island. One of New Zealand’s most active volcanoes, it lies at the north end of the volcanic plateau’s ‘line of fire’.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Inshore islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5672/whakaari-white-island (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015