Volcanoes of New Zealand | John Seach


New Zealand sits on the boundary of the Pacific and Australian tectonic plates. Active volcanoes are only located on the North Island, and offshore islands. New Zealand Antarctic territory includes volcanoes at Balleny Islands, Mt Erebus, and Mt Melbourne.

A chain of volcanoes are located in the Kermadec Islands, stretching northward from New zealand towards Tonga.

Further reading
Cole, J.W. and Nairn, I.A., 1976. Catalogue of Active Volcanoes Including Solfatara Fields, Part XXII. New Zealand.

North Island

South of New Zealand

Bay of Plenty

Offshore North Island