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Owners of New Zealand volcano that fatally erupted deny responsibility for visitor safety

White Island/Whakaari volcano exploded in 2019, prompting debate over natural hazard tourismThe landowners of a New Zealand volcano that fatally erupted in 2019 have rejected arguments from the country’s workplace safety regulator that they ultimately …

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Guardian Essential New Zealand poll: Winston Peters in position to become election kingmaker

Latest survey sees support for New Zealand First exceed 5% for second month as Labour falters and National remains unchanged ahead of October electionNeither a Labour nor a National coalition could form a government without the support of populist mino…

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