Four more victims formally identified in Whakaari/White Island eruption

Four more victims have been formally identified following the Whakaari/White Island eruption last week.

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The search for the two remaining bodies will enter its third day today. Source: Breakfast

They have been named as Jessica Richards, 20; Jason David Griffiths, 33; Martin Berend Hollander, 48; and Kristine Elizabeth Langford, 45, police said.

All four victims were identified as Australian citizens.

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Marise Payne is set to arrive in the country today. Source: Breakfast

It comes after police earlier confirmed brothers Matthew and Berend Hollander, 13 and 16, were killed in the December 9 eruption.

The death toll stands at 16.

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Jessica Richards was also studying at university to become a vet. She is one of the first Australians confirmed dead. Source: 1 NEWS