Why White Island erupted, why there was no warning

Why White Island erupted, why there was no warning

Shane Cronin Auckland, December 10, 2019 Five people have been confirmed dead, 31 remain in hospital with injuries and eight are still missing after sudden volcanic eruptions on Whakaari/White Island off the east coast of New Zealand. Tourist destination The island is a tourist destination and 47 people were on it when it erupted on Monday afternoon. Three of those…

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Kiwibank honours local heroes at Sylvia Park

Kiwibank honours local heroes at Sylvia Park

Venkat Raman Auckland, December 9, 2019 Two prominent social workers were honoured by Kiwibank at the opening of its branch in Sylvia Park in Mount Wellington this morning. Belinda Thompson and Damian Piilua received special commendation from the Bank’s Chief Executive Steve Jurkovich at a small gathering of the Bank’s staff and customers at the informal gathering. The Bank has…

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