Aparently there was no warning before the eruption. Some roads and a rail line were temporarily closed.
This is a developing story. Info needed!
Scores of people fled from Mt Ruapehu....after an eruption shook the volcano about 8.20pm.
One man was rescued by helicopter from the mountain after the eruption, which was witnessed by airline pilots.
The 22 year old Auckland teacher suffered serious leg injuries and hypothermia and was flown by rescue helicopter to Waikato Hospital where he will be operated on.....