Post mortem procedures have been completed on the victims that have been recovered from the Fox Glacier helicopter crash.
Police can confirm the victims recovered are three women and a man. The families of all victims have been advised. Positive identification of those individuals is still progressing.
Aoraki-Mt Cook Alpine Rescue, South Westland Alpine Cliff Rescue Team and Police victim identification teams are ready to deploy to the glacier as soon as the weather allows.
Police have also initiated contact with local iwi to prepare for a blessing of the site once the recovery is completed.