It last experienced a short-lived eruption in 2016. Whakaari / White Island is New Zealand’s most active cone volcano, and is a popular tourist destination and scientific research site. Despite that, the privately owned island is a tourist … White Island is an enormous tourist draw in New Zealand, having appeared in “Lord of the Rings” and other films, and its volcano is the country’s most active.

New Zealand profile White Island, also called Whakaari, is the country's most active volcano. 2019-12-09T07:46:09.626Z. Mother of New Zealand volcano victim refuses to leave daughter's bedside after her other girl was killed by eruption that shocked the world. The New Zealand volcano erupted on Monday, December 9, spewing ash and steam Credit: Reuters 5 Jake's tour group on the island shortly before setting off Credit: Facebook New Zealand volcano eruption: Two British women among those injured as police say ‘no sign of life’ on White Island. New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 16 after victim dies of burns One of the people who died in the weeks after the eruption was an American woman, Mayuari Singh, … ... Show latest update.