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  1. Video for Mokopuna voice heard on Whaakari video triggers fond memories
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    Mokopuna voice heard on Whaakari video triggers fond memories

    Bunny Maangi is pleased charges are being laid over the eruption tragedy that took away her grandson, Tipene, and 21 other people.

  2. Video for Man dies after receiving treatment for injuries from Whakaari eruption
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    Man dies after receiving treatment for injuries from Whakaari eruption

    Horst Westenfelder, 64, has died as a result of injuries suffered from the Whakaari eruption, bringing the official number of people deceased from the tragedy to 22.

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    Whakaari He rā Whakamaumaharatanga

    Whakaari - One Year on: One off Live coverage of the official remembrance event to mark the first anniversary of the Whakaari/White Island eruption on the 9th December 2019.

  4. Video for Whakatāne community still healing post-Whakaari disaster
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    Whakatāne community still healing post-Whakaari disaster

    It's three months today since the eruption of Whakaari, where 21 people lost their lives, and another 26 suffered serious injuries. 

  5. Video for Whakatane touch champs raise funds for Whakaari victims
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    Whakatane touch champs raise funds for Whakaari victims

    The Wairere touch team has fundraised for families and victims of the Whakaari White Island eruption. 

  6. Video for Exclusive: Former White Island Tours whānau speak
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    Exclusive: Former White Island Tours whānau speak

    Former White Island Tours owner's son Isaac Tait is backing Ngāti Awa to ensure that the tourism business continues, despite what has happened. He spoke exclusively with Te Ao Māori News that shutting down the business will have a huge impact on local businesses in Whakatāne. “There's been harsh criticism to White Island Tours, to the iwi, to the people who drove the boats out there. No one woke up that day expecting that and I think social media has got a lot to blame for that.”

  7. Video for Tipene Maangi makes final journey home to Te Whānau a Apanui
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    Tipene Maangi makes final journey home to Te Whānau a Apanui

    The only Māori victim and Whakatāne local who lost his life in the eruption Tipene Maangi had his name officially released by the police today. New Zealand musicians and Whakatāne locals will pay respects to the victims and their families of the Whakaari White Island eruption at today's Whakatāne Christmas at the Park.

  8. Video for Police release first formally identified victim's name, as PM calls for a minute’s silence for victims of Whakaari eruption
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    Police release first formally identified victim's name, as PM calls for a minute’s silence for victims of Whakaari eruption

    At 5pm today, Police released the name of the first formally identified victim of the Whakaari White Island eruption, a Bay of Plenty Civil Defence media release says. 

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    The NZDF mission to recover the Whakaari dead

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) have issued a statement of their mission to recover the six bodies that were retrieved from Whakaari today. They are actively supporting the work to recover the two bodies that are yet to be retrieved. Commander Joint Forces New Zealand Rear Admiral (RADM) Jim Gilmour said the thoughts of all those involved in the recovery operation today were with the victims and their loved ones.

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    Recovery team has landed on Whakaari

    Police have confirmed the recovery team undertaking the operation to remove bodies on Whakaari - White Island have landed on the island.

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