Plan to recover bodies from Whakaari / White Island
Statement attributable to Deputy Commissioner John Tims, National Operations Commander
I can now confirm that we are finalising a plan to recover the bodies from Whakaari / White Island tomorrow morning.
Families will be briefed on the operation at 4.30pm and Deputy Commissioner Mike Clement will speak with media in Whakatane.
Details for the media briefing will be confirmed shortly.