New Zealand: Case will be filed against the owners of the volcano

The owners of the New Zealand volcano that erupted in 2019, claiming the lives of 22 people, are set to face trial. The Whakari White Island volcano is owned by brothers James, Peter, and Andrew Buttle, and the prosecution against them has been approved this week.
The ownership of the island can be traced back to 1936 when George Buttle, a stockbroker from Auckland, purchased the land. The island was later passed down to his sons and eventually to his grandsons, who are the current owners. It is worth noting that the volcano on the island had erupted even before any sulfur and salt mining activities took place.

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