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New Zealand Prime Minister says recovery teams hoping to access White Island volcano on Wednesday

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that recovery teams were hoping to access the volcanic island on Wednesday where eight people are missing and feared dead, two days after an eruption..
Reuters - Published

Rescuers describe 'Chernobyl-like' scene on White Island after volcano eruption

Rescuers have described the horrific scene on White island immediately after the deadly volcano eruption.
SBS - Published

Spitting volcano keeps search parties off New Zealand island, death toll rises to six

Fearing the volcano could erupt again, search parties were unable to set foot on New Zealand's White Island for eight people still missing on Tuesday, as police raised the death toll to six from the..
Reuters - Published

'We just want him home': the victims of the White Island explosion

At least three Australians are believed to be among the five confirmed dead. And at least 10 Australians were missing on Tuesday night, including the Sydney family of four.
The Age - Published

New Zealand Red Cross name Australians missing in White Island eruption

A website managed by the New Zealand Red Cross on Tuesday listed 17 Australians as still missing in the White Island volcanic eruption, including a family of four from the northern suburbs of Sydney.
Reuters - Published

Whakaari volcano: South Australian woman found alive after eruption, daughter and partner remain missing

The New Zealand Red Cross has set up a web page to help connect those affected by the volcano emergency, including many Australians.
SBS - Published

Questions mount over tours to deadly New Zealand volcano

Tourists caught in the deadly blast at New Zealand's White Island were there despite a recent increase in volcanic activity, although experts said precise predictions on eruptions were all but..
Reuters - Published

Ash-covered victims of New Zealand volcano eruption looked badly burned, helicopter pilot says

Victims of New Zealand's deadly volcanic eruption off White Island were covered in ash and appeared to have been badly burned, said a helicopter rescue pilot who flew them to hospital, as he recounted..
Reuters - Published

Blanketed in ash, no survivors: Paramedic describes New Zealand volcano devastation

A paramedic who flew to help victims of the New Zealand volcanic eruption said on Tuesday what he saw was a "shocking experience", likening the scene on White Island to the recent TV drama mini-series..
Reuters - Published

Watch: New Zealand emergency officials provide an update on the Whakaari eruption

New Zealand emergency officials are speaking live with an update on the emergency response to the volcanic eruption at Whakaari.
SBS - Published

Whakaari volcano eruption: Australian families fear for missing relatives

At least 11 Australians are officially missing after the Whakaari/White Island eruption.
SBS - Published

NZ volcano: Adelaide family unaccounted for as Red Cross lists missing tourists

At least 11 Australians are officially missing after the Whakaari/White Island eruption.
SBS - Published

Whakaari volcano eruption: Names of 'missing' Australians listed on Red Cross website

The New Zealand Red Cross has set up a web page to help connect those affected by the volcano emergency, including many Australians.
SBS - Published

Why did White Island erupt?

The White Island volcano was a “disaster waiting to happen," and tour groups never should have been allowed on the island, a leading volcano expert says.
The Age - Published

Watch: New Zealand volcano update

The Prime Minister is due to speak live about fears for Australians who were there during the Whakaari volcanic eruption.
SBS - Published

New Zealand police say no more survivors expected from volcano eruption

New Zealand police said early on Tuesday they did not expect to find any more survivors from a volcanic eruption on White Island that killed at least five people and injured up to 20.
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Royal Caribbean cruise ship near New Zealand's White Island

Some of the tourists on New Zealand's White Island during Monday's volcano eruption were passengers on a cruise ship visiting the area, cruise line officials say.
Reuters - Published

New Zealand volcano webcam captures tourists in crater moments before eruption

A webcam set up on New Zealand's White Island volcano shows at least one group of tourists were inside the crater moments before it erupted and blanketed the area in a massive ash cloud.
Reuters - Published

Tourist tweets escape from New Zealand's White Island volcano

Tourist Michael Schade stood at the crater of New Zealand's White Island volcano minutes before it erupted on Monday and shared his terrifying experience in a series of messages and videos posted on..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Previous volcanic eruptions in New Zealand

Several people were injured on Monday and some reported missing as New Zealand mounted a rescue effort after its White Island volcano erupted off the east coast of the North Island, spewing a plume of..
Reuters - Published

Several injured as White Island volcano in New Zealand erupts

Several people were injured White Island in New Zealand when a volcano began erupting there on Monday, the region's mayor said.
Reuters - Published

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