Bouquets of flowers sit on one of the two tour boats that went to White Island. Photo: AP

White Island: why were tourists allowed to visit New Zealand volcano?

  • New Zealand promotes itself as the adventure capital of the world but there is a fine balance between providing excitement and the safety of those involved
  • Perhaps it is time for the tourism industry, government and volcanic experts to review current rules. We can minimise the risk, but never totally rule it out
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Bouquets of flowers sit on one of the two tour boats that went to White Island. Photo: AP
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