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New Zealand police suspend search for two missing in deadly eruption

24 Dec 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were ending the search for the bodies of two people still missing following the deadly eruption of a volcano earlier this month. | Video

Probes into New Zealand volcano tragedy to take months and carry criminal penalties

16 Dec 2019

WELLINGTON New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that official inquiries into last week's fatal volcano eruption could take up to a year, and will carry potential criminal penalties of up to five years in jail. | Video

Deadly eruption hits New Zealand volcano tourist town hard

15 Dec 2019

WHAKATANE Helicopter pilot Mark Law did not hesitate to fly out to New Zealand's White Island volcano immediately after it erupted to carry survivors to hospital, but after a harrowing week he knows his town's adventure tourism industry faces an uncertain future. | Video

Six bodies retrieved from New Zealand volcanic island, two still missing

13 Dec 2019

WHAKATANE/WELLINGTON A New Zealand military team in gas masks and hazmat suits recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, as doctors worked to save badly burned survivors. | Video

Tremors worsen on New Zealand volcano island, prevent recovery of bodies

12 Dec 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand on Wednesday heightened the risk of another massive eruption, preventing the recovery of bodies two days after an eruption engulfed dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash. | Video

New Zealand volcano toll seen at 16; police plan to recover bodies on Friday

12 Dec 2019

WHAKATANE/WELLINGTON Police in New Zealand are planning a mission to volcanic White Island on Friday to retrieve bodies of people killed in this week's eruption, while the known death toll from the disaster climbed to eight, with two people dying in hospital. | Video

'She is speaking out to us': Māori leader says volcano eruption was a message

11 Dec 2019

WHAKATANE, New Zealand Pouroto Ngaropo, standing on an ancient settlement site overlooking the island of Whakaari, recites his ancestry back thousands of years, back to the volcano which erupted there on Monday. | Video

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