New Zealand volcano erupts: Tourists injured and others 'unaccounted for'
New Zealand's prime minister has said a number of tourists have been injured and others are "unaccounted for" after a volcano on a small island started to erupt. The eruption began at about 2.30pm local time on White Island, which is uninhabited but frequented by tourists.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said about 100 tourists were on or near the island when it erupted.Some of those, at this stage, are unaccounted for, she said."A number of people are reportedly injured and are being transported to shore," she added.© Other The volcano on White Island erupts.
Australia ’s prime minister says 11 Australians remain unaccounted for and 13 have been hospitalized after a New Zealand volcano eruption . A volcanic island in New Zealand erupted Monday in a tower of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing several
PM fears three Australians are among the five killed in NZ volcano tragedy. Gavin Dallow, his wife Lisa Dallow, and her daughter Zoe Hosking, 15, were on a two-week cruise. Speaking from his Adelaide home, Mr Dallow's father Brian said the trio had been on a daytrip to White Island.
Brisbane woman Julie Richards, 47, and her daughter Jessica Richards, 20, as well as Adelaide man Gavin Dallow, have been confirmed dead in the New Zealand volcano disaster.
New Zealand police have found and identified Mr Dallow's body, his family said in a statement. Police have also advised that his step-daughter Zoe Hosking is presumed dead, but that recovery of her body may not be possible for at least a couple of days, according to the family.
Lisa Dallow, Gavin's wife, remains in hospital with severe burns.
Three Australians feared dead after volcanic eruption on New Zealand's White Island
Three Australians are feared to be among those killed by a volcanic explosion on New Zealand's White Island.Prime Minister Scott Morrison said eight other Australians remained missing and 13 were being treated in hospital.
An Australian family of three including a 15-year-old girl is feared dead in the New Zealand volcano disaster. Gavin Dallow, his wife Lisa Hosking, 48, and her daughter Zoe Hosking, 15, went on a tour of White Island on Monday and have not been heard from since. The Adelaide lawyer and his family
APTOPIX New Zealand Volcano Erupts . CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia ’s prime minister said on Tuesday 11 Australians remained Three Australians were suspected to be among the initial five confirmed dead, Prime Minister Scott Frantic father Brian Dallow, of Adelaide , South Australia , said his lawyer son Gavin Dallow, 53, his partner Lisa Hosking, 48, and her daughter Zoe
"Gavin was a wonderful son and brother. We'll miss him at the cricket and we'll miss him at the football. He was a generous man, always helping his family and his community."
"Our hearts break at the loss of Zoe at such a young age. We know her loss will also devastate her school community and the local Girl Guides, of which she was an active member."
An Adelaide family including a 15-year-old girl are among 11 Australians unaccounted for in New Zealand after the White Island eruption, their relatives have confirmed
An Adelaide family including a 15-year-old girl are among 11 Australians unaccounted for in New Zealand after the White Island eruption, their relatives have confirmed .Gavin Dallow, his wife Lisa Dallow, and her daughter Zoe Hosking, 15, were on a two-week cruise.Speaking from his Adelaide home, Mr Dallow's father Brian said the trio had been on a daytrip to White Island."We do know they were on the island. That is definite," he said."At the moment, we think they might be in hospital. We're not sure. We really don't know anything.
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An Adelaide family has been reported missing in the wake of the New Zealand volcanic eruption on White Island. PM fears three Australians are among the five killed in NZ volcano tragedy. Gavin Dallow, 53, his wife Lisa Dallow, 48, and her daughter Zoe Hosking, 15, were on a two-week cruise.
Relatives of Julie and Jessica Richards were also informed by authorities that the women had been killed, a family member has told the ABC.
The mother and daughter booked an excursion to White Island during their holiday cruise on the Ovation of the Seas liner.
Julie and Jessica, a veterinary technology student at the University of Queensland's Gatton campus, left for New Zealand last Monday and were due home this weekend.
Ms Richard's sister Barbara Whitehead told the ABC yesterday relatives were "overwhelmed" calling hospitals, the cruise line, New Zealand police, and DFAT for information about the pair.
Family spokesperson John Mickel said the family was "united in grief".
"For this family, [the festive season] will be one of deep poignancy.
"You live in hope that it's not going to be your loved one's name that comes up.
Adelaide family missing following White Island volcanic eruption in New Zealand
An Adelaide family has been reported missing in the wake of the New Zealand volcanic eruption on White Island. Gavin Dallow, 53, his wife Lisa Dallow, 48, and her daughter Zoe Hosking, 15, were on a two-week cruise.Forty-seven tourists — many of them from the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship — and guides were on the tiny island when the volcano erupted on Monday.Brisbane woman Julie Richards and her daughter, Jessica, are also missing, while experienced tour guide Hayden Marshall-Inman is the first victim of the disaster to be publicly named.Three Australians are believed to be among five people confirmed dead.
There are fears for eleven Australians still missing after the New Zealand volcano disaster which killed Gavin Dallow, 53, his wife Lisa Dallow, 48, and her daughter Zoe Hosking, 15, who lived in A magnitude 5. 3 earthquake unrelated to the volcano eruption struck New Zealand 's North Island
emerged Tuesday after New Zealand 's smouldering White Island volcano exploded, killing Eight more people were presumed dead after Monday's eruption , while dozens of others injured Adelaide man Brian Dallow was anxiously awaiting news about his son Gavin, daughter -in-law Lisa, and her
"The hope was snuffed out this morning."
Mr Mickel, a former state politician, said he has been friends with Julie Richards' brother-in-law for 40 years.
He said the Richards family were like so many other Queensland families.
"Everybody wants their loved one to come back from their great holiday that they've been looking forward to for months.
"At this time we gather in the support of one another," he said.
"No man is an island, no person is, so we seek the comfort of one another."
New Zealand observes silence 1 week after volcano killed 18 .
New Zealanders observed a minute's silence on Monday at the moment that a volcano erupted a week earlier, killing 18 people and leaving others with severe burns. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that wherever people were in New Zealand or around the world, this was an opportunity to stand alongside those who had lost loved ones in the tragedy."Together we can express our sorrow for those who have died and been hurt, and our support for their grieving families and friends," she said in a statement.