Rangitoto is one of the youngest volcanoes in Auckland . It has probably erupted twice and Scientists believe that it is extinct. Rangitoto was formed through a violent eruption
about 600 years ago and was one of the most violent eruption in Auckland. Rangitoto was named after a women whose name was Te Rangi Totongia which was a beautiful name that's how they came up with Rangitoto . It had erupted 600 years ago which makes it the youngest of all of the volcanoes in the Auckland Volcanic field.
Rangitoto was the only eruption to be witnessed by man.