Wellington Loafers Lodge Fire: He Parekura Nui

May 17, 2023, 12:54 p.m.

There are searches still to be done in some unstable parts of the four-storey hostel building with the fear that the death toll may rise. Officers have accounted for 92 people in the hostel and have a list of fewer than 20 who remain unaccounted for. Deputy Chief Executive of Fire and Emergency NZ Piki Thomas emphasizes the importance of whānau establishing their fire and emergency escape plan.

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