Top Stories for Friday 13 December 2019
It's daybreak in Whakatane, a Defence Force team has already left or is about to leave on the mission to recover the eight bodies on Whakaari/White Island . 50 whanau, friends and locals have gathered for a karakia at the cordon at the Whakatane boat ramp. Police say the operation is not without risk as there is still a threat of an eruption. Stay listening we will have full coverage here on Morning Report.