1 Dec 2020

Whakaari/White Island: A legal perspective on charges

From Morning Report, 7:23 am on 1 December 2020

WorkSafe has laid 13 charges over the eruption at Whakaari/White Island in December last year.

Twenty-two people died due to injuries sustained in the eruption, some at the time but others succumbed to their injuries weeks or months after the event.

For a closer look at the legal aspect of WorkSafe's action, Susie Ferguson speaks to Nigel Hampton QC.