Rotomahana

Rotorua kids show their inspiration about Lake Rotomahana

The Rotorua Public Library has a display of about 70 posters created by Rotorua school children who have taken up the challenge of the GNS Science Poster Competition. Their challenge was to represent their prediction of what the Rotomahana Project scientists will discover in the next few days in their survey of the lake. There …

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Rotomahana Fact Sheet

To have some more background information on the Rotomahana project that you can print off and have at your fingertips, go here. It answers basic questions about the purpose of the project, the technology being used, and some of the scientific questions that will be answered by the investigation. The photo shows the offical party at the Prime MInister’s …

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Lake Rotomahana’s Secret Underworld

Cornel de Ronde is the world renowned GNS Science specialist in researching undersea volcanoes and hydrothermal activity. He has made numerous discoveries and had many adventures diving to the ocean floor in submarines of all shapes and sizes.Visitors to Wellington’s Te Papa Museum may recognise him from the “Deep Ride” submarine experience. In 1886 Mount …

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