A plume of ash rises into the air as the volcano on White Island erupts off the coast of Whakatane in New Zealand on Monday. Photo: Lillani Hopkins via AFP

White Island volcano: New Zealand team braves eruption risk to recover six bodies

  • Remains prepared for air lifting and transport to back to Wellington
  • Operation took longer than expected because of protective gear required
Topic |   New Zealand

TOP PICKS

A plume of ash rises into the air as the volcano on White Island erupts off the coast of Whakatane in New Zealand on Monday. Photo: Lillani Hopkins via AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE