Whakaari / White Island operation continues today

The operation to locate and recover the two deceased who remain unaccounted for following the Whakaari / White Island eruption continues today.

The Police Dive Squad and Navy divers this morning resumed their search for a body seen in the water on Tuesday.

Following the successful recovery of six bodies from the island yesterday, Police and partner agencies are today analysing all information and assessing possible next steps.

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