14 Nov 2012

Mt Ruapehu erupts in 1995

From the collecton When the Siren Goes - audio

On 25 September 1995, Mt Ruapehu began erupting. Track the dramatic news as it developed overnight, from news bulletins which begin at 11pm through to coverage on Morning Report at 6am, and during the afternoon and evening which follows. The 2pm bulletin includes a live interview with a local resident at Rangitau (5km east of the mountain) who had been observing the increasing scale of eruptions. 860A, 860B (Sound Archives reference)