9 Dec 2020

Whakaari: Dawn service marks anniversary

From Morning Report, 6:16 am on 9 December 2020

A dawn service is underway at Whakatāne Heads to mark the anniversary of the Whakaari explosion that took the lives of 22 people a year ago today.

This morning's vigil is for family only.

A public commemoration is being held this afternoon at Mataatua Reserve.

RNZ Reporter Te Aniwa Hurihanganui is in Whakatāne.