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Source: New Zealand Police

An update for media on the emergency response to the volcanic eruption at Whakaari / White Island will be help at Police National Headquarters, 180 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington at 4.30pm.

Civil Defence Emergency Management Director Sarah Stewart-Black, National Operation Commander, Deputy Commissioner John Tims and Ministry of Health spokesperson Pete Watson will speak to media.

Media are asked to gather for the stand up from 4.15pm.

Issued by Police Media Centre