48 days ago

Poll: Are you prepared for an eruption?

Matt Rilkoff Reporter from Taranaki Daily News

Mt Taranaki is overdue for an eruption. Are you prepared with an emergency kit and plan of escape if the worst happens?

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Are you prepared for an eruption?
  • 26.8% Yes - we've got enough water and food for three days and know exactly what we'll
    26.8% Complete
  • 41.1% No - there will be plenty of warning. No need to panic.
    41.1% Complete
  • 32.1% No - Mt Taranaki is not going to erupt!
    32.1% Complete
56 votes
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