18 Dec 2020

Whakaari review findings released

From The Panel, 4:15 pm on 18 December 2020

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Wood today announced the first review findings in the wake of the Whakaari / White Island eruption that killed 22 people.

The review into adventure activities operating near natural hazards has found WorkSafe needs to ramp up its industry oversight and more safety improvements could be made.

Professor of Tourism at Otago University, James Higham, joins the discussion.