Journey into the centre of the planet with the nzherald.co.nz breaking news team of Geoff Mackley and Bradley Ambrose, they have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars venturing since 1997 into the Marum volcano on the island of Ambrym in Vanuatu. Risking their lives daily from acid rain and lava splatters all for the perfect shot inside a crater that can easily hold Auckland's Sky Tower. The reward being 'to come out of it alive'.
To celebrate the Herald's 150th anniversary with the people of New Zealand. Senior reporter David Fisher and photographer Mark Mitchell travelled the length of New Zealand collecting great stories about NZ from you. Follow their journey in this series.