While the families of those killed in Monday's eruption on White Island in New Zealand come to terms with the fact those they love won't be home for Christmas... there's a question many are asking about why they were there in the first place.
With the alert level raised just weeks before, why were tourists still allowed to visit a volcano that had been showing signs of increasing activity?
Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Executive Producer: Elle Beattie
Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri
Thanks to our special guest Professor Chris Elders from the School of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Curtin University.
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