As of Tuesday six deaths have been confirmed of the 47 people whom authorities say were on the island at the time of the eruption, around 2 p.m. Monday. Emergency services attend to an injured person after the volcanic eruption in December. By.

Authorities have released the names of more victims identified in New Zealand's White Island volcano eruption that left at least 16 people dead.
New Zealand volcano victims to sue cruise ship company . AFP - April 27, 2020 2:24 PM. Identities of the victims in the volcano eruption on an island in New Zealand are emerging the day after the disaster. New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 16 after victim dies of burns One of the people who died in the weeks after the eruption was an American woman, Mayuari Singh, whose husband was also wounded.