North Island, New Zealand
38.42 S, 176.33 E
summit elevation 592 m
Reporoa volcano is located between Lake Taupo and Rotorua. Reporoa caldera formed about 230,000 years ago during the eruption of the about 100 cu km of tephra.
Wai o Tapu Geothermal area
Wai o Tapu is located on the northern end of the Taupo-Reporoa graben.
Champagne Pool, Reporoa volcano - John Seach
Wai o Tapu geothermal area
Devils cave, Wai o Tapu, New Zealand
2005 Hydrothermal Explosion
A hydrothermal explosion occurred on farmland throwing mud and rocks into the air, and creating a 50 m wide crater. It was one of the biggest explosions at the volcano since 1948.
Possible eruption in 1180.