DEVORA Fact Sheets

Do you know that there are about 53 volcanoes in Auckland and that Rangitoto is the youngest one?

Cleverly illustrated and packed full of easy to understand information, the DEVORA fact sheets prepared by leading scientific communicators share fun volcanic facts in a simple and engaging form.

Each fact sheet aims to raise awareness about the Auckland Volcanic Field (AVF) and the importance of understanding the local environment and landscape.

The DEVORA (DEtermining VOlcanic Risk in Auckland), fact sheet library continues to evolve with more fact sheets to be added, in order to deliver quality content to a mainstream audience.

  1. City of Volcanoes – The Auckland Volcanic Field, provides an introduction to the volcanoes dotting Auckland in New Zealand’s North Island.
  2. Hidden Eruptions – The Search for Auckland’s Volcanic Past,  delves into the layers of volcanic history across the city, including an interactive quiz.
  3. Rangitoto – Odd one out, The story of Auckland’s Largest Volcano, includes a background to the formation of the island, the human occupation and importance of Rangitoto to local iwi, and more. This is a excellent resource to view before visiting the island yourself.


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City of Volcanos

Fact Sheet #1

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Hidden Eruptions

Fact Sheet #2

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Rangitoto Odd One Out

Fact Sheet #3