11 Dec 2019

Whakatane mayor on Whakaari/ White Island's deadly eruption

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 11 December 2019
A helicopter assisting in the search and rescue operation at White Island.

Photo: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

The eastern Bay of Plenty town of Whakatane is reeling after the deadly eruption at Whakaari/White Island which killed six visitors, injured 30, with eight people missing and presumed dead.

Kathryn speaks with Whakatane mayor Judy Turner about how the island is managed.