Deputy Commissioner John Tims, National Operations Commander
Two people missing presumed deceased following the Whakaari/White Island eruption have now been confirmed as deceased by
the Chief Coroner.
The two deceased are Hayden Marshall-Inman of New Zealand and Winona Langford of Australia.
The Chief Coroner has ruled that both Winona and Hayden died on Whakaari/White Island.
The deaths of Winona and Hayden brings the official number of deceased to 20, 18 of whom died in New Zealand and two in