It started with a headache and doctors thought it was a stroke but the teenager was diagnosed with mono just days before her death.
The ninth Australian killed after the volcano on White Island erupted has been identified as 21-year-old Krystal Browitt.
A quarter of a century ago Dwanna Wiggins reported her four-year-old son as missing – now an adult man is claiming he is that little boy.
Six bodies have been recovered from White Island and now the lengthy and challenging disaster victim identification process begins.
Senior Community Constable Waylon Johncock said it was within his cultural right to kill the wombat and he is 'deeply sorry'.