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Australia Australian White Island volcano victims formally identified by New Zealand police

02:46  15 december  2019
02:46  15 december  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

New Zealand volcano erupts: Tourists injured and others 'unaccounted for'

  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.

First Australian victim of White Island eruption formally identified . 21-year-old Krystal Eve Browitt has been identified by New Zealand police as a victim of the volcano eruption. Credit:Stuff. The event, set up by Krystal's former schoolmate Tahlia West, will feature an auction and live music at the

Police have officially named the first victim of the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand , as recovery efforts continue. While friends and families have announced the loss of their loved ones, the 21-year-old Australian is the first victim formally identified by the police .

Police divers prepare to search the waters near White Island off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, Saturday Dec. 14, 2019. A team of nine from the Police National Dive Squad resumed their search at early Saturday for a body seen in the water following the volcanic eruption. © New Zealand Police via AP Police divers prepare to search the waters near White Island off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, Saturday Dec. 14, 2019. A team of nine from the Police National Dive Squad resumed their search at early Saturday for a body seen in the water following the volcanic eruption. New Zealand police have formally identified three more Australian victims of the White Island volcano explosion.

Zoe Ella Hosking, 15, and her stepfather Gavin Dallow, 53, both from Adelaide, and Anthony Langford, 51, from Sydney have been confirmed dead.

Police also said a mission to recover the last two victims from the island this morning was unsuccessful.

New Zealand White Island volcano eruption victim remembered as forensic identification process set to begin

  New Zealand White Island volcano eruption victim remembered as forensic identification process set to begin Eruera Stephens says his friend and the first victim identified from the White Island volcanic eruption, Hayden Marshall-Inman, had a history of looking out for others.Mr Stephens, his wife and their son went to lay flowers at the Whakatane waterfront for the experienced tour guide.

Australian veterinary student Krystal Eve Browitt has been formally identified as one of the victims of Monday's White Island volcano disaster. Ms Browitt, 21, whose father Paul and sister Stephanie are both seriously injured in hospital, was formally named by New Zealand Police on Saturday as one of

Six bodies have been airlifted off the White Island volcano in New Zealand out of eight believed to have been left there after Monday's volcanic eruption. GeoNet, New Zealand 's geological hazard information site, said on Thursday there was a 50-60 Some of the Australian victims have been flown back to their home country, and more are First volcano victim formally named by NZ police .

Australian woman Krystal Eve Browitt, 21, was the first victim of the White Island volcanic eruption formally named by New Zealand Police on Saturday night.

Ms Browitt, from Melbourne, was on the island with her father Paul and sister Stephanie, who were both seriously injured.

More to come.

Pictures: New Zealand volcano eruption


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.

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