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Source: New Zealand Police

Agencies responding to the Whakaari / White Island eruption will speak to media at 3:30pm in the media room at the National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC).

The following people will be available to speak to media:

  • Sarah Stuart-Black, Director Civil Defence Emergency Management, National Emergency Management Agency
  • Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health
  • Graham Leonard, Senior Scientist, GNS Science
  • Deputy Commissioner John Tims, National Operation Commander, New Zealand Police

Entry to the media room is from corridor B2 in the basement level of the Beehive.

The door is labelled “National Crisis Management Centre Media Room”.

Journalists and other media staff with parliamentary accreditation can use their parliamentary swipe cards to enter the media room through that door.


Issued by Police Media Centre