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Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 11:32am |
National News

Name release – Whakaari / White Island volcanic eruption

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Police are now in a position to formally release further names of victims who died and have been identified following the volcanic eruption on Whakaari / White Island.

Name: Richard Aaron ELZER
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Barbara Jean HOLLANDER
Gender: Female
Age: 49
Citizenship: US (Australian permanent resident)

Name: Julie RICHARDS
Gender: Female
Age: 47
Citizenship: Australia

Police can also now name the two people who are still missing.

Name: Winona Jane LANGFORD
Gender: Female
Age: 17
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Hayden Bryan MARSHALL-INMAN
Gender: Male
Age: 40
Citizenship: New Zealand

 

The DVI process has now been completed. Below is a complete list of the 15 deceased who were identified by the DVI team, as well as the two missing.

Name: Krystal Eve BROWITT
Gender: Female
Age: 21
Citizenship: Australian

Name: Tipene James Te Rangi Ataahua MAANGI
Gender: Male
Age: 24
Citizenship: New Zealand

Name: Zoe Ella HOSKING
Gender: Female
Age: 15
Citizenship: Australian

Name: Gavin Brian DALLOW
Gender: Male
Age: 53
Citizenship: Australian

Name: Anthony James LANGFORD
Gender: Male
Age: 51
Citizenship: Australian

Name: Matthew Robert HOLLANDER
Gender: Male
Age: 13
Citizenship: US (Australian permanent resident)

Name: Berend Lawrence HOLLANDER
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Citizenship: US (Australian permanent resident)

Name Karla Michelle MATHEWS
Gender: Female
Age: 32
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Jessica RICHARDS
Gender: Female
Age: 20
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Jason David GRIFFITHS
Gender: Male
Age: 33
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Martin Berend HOLLANDER
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Kristine Elizabeth LANGFORD
Gender: Female
Age: 45
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Richard Aaron ELZER
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Barbara Jean HOLLANDER
Gender: Female
Age: 49
Citizenship: US (Australian permanent resident)

Name: Julie RICHARDS
Gender: Female
Age: 47
Citizenship: Australia

Missing:

Name: Winona Jane LANGFORD
Gender: Female
Age: 17
Citizenship: Australia

Name: Hayden Bryan MARSHALL-INMAN
Gender: Male
Age: 40
Citizenship: New Zealand

NZ Police are not in a position to name the further victim who died in an Australian hospital.

ENDS

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