A photo shows the eruption of the volcano on White Island, New Zealand on December 9, 2019, which killed 22 people. Photo: AP A photo shows the eruption of the volcano on White Island, New Zealand on December 9, 2019, which killed 22 people. Photo: AP
A photo shows the eruption of the volcano on White Island, New Zealand on December 9, 2019, which killed 22 people. Photo: AP

New Zealand

New Zealand marks White Island volcano eruption anniversary

  • The Whakaari eruption killed 22, mostly tourists from Australia and other countries including China, on an outing from Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas
  • PM Jacinda Ardern described it as ‘devastating’. Last month, charges were filed against 13 parties for not meeting health and safety obligations

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A photo shows the eruption of the volcano on White Island, New Zealand on December 9, 2019, which killed 22 people. Photo: AP A photo shows the eruption of the volcano on White Island, New Zealand on December 9, 2019, which killed 22 people. Photo: AP
A photo shows the eruption of the volcano on White Island, New Zealand on December 9, 2019, which killed 22 people. Photo: AP
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