As it happened: Whakaari / White Island eruption - day 3

7:28 pm on 11 December 2019

Police have released their list of nine people who are "either not in hospital or who have not been discharged".

"These people are listed officially as missing. This is not a complete list of the missing as we have been unable to speak with all next of kin involved," police said.

The nine people are:

  • Gavin Dallow (Australia)
  • Jessica Richards (Australia)
  • Julie Richards (Australia)
  • Krystal Browitt (Australia)
  • Richard Elzer (Australia)
  • Zoe Hosking (Australia)
  • Karla Matthews (Australia)
  • Tipene Maangi (New Zealand)
  • Hayden Marshall-Inman (New Zealand)

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A sixth person who was evacuated from Whakaari/White Island on Monday died yesterday, and eight others are presumed to have died on the island.

Forty-seven people were on the island when the volcano erupted - 30 are in hospital and three have been discharged.

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