Fears for Australian tourists as New Zealand volcano death toll rises | ABC News

Fears for Australian tourists as New Zealand volcano death toll rises | ABC News
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Five people have been killed with fears for many more, including Australians, after a volcanic eruption in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty.

The eruption occurred on White Island just after 2pm local time.

It’s believed more than 20 Australians were on the island at the time.

More than 30 people from the cruise liner The Ovation of the Seas are still unaccounted for.

The ABC’s Donna Field is onboard the ship.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-12-09/new-zealand-volcano-erupts-on-white-island/11780540

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