The New Zealand Embassy in Santiago, Chile, and Education New Zealand organized a Farewell Ceremony for 50 Chilean high school students who will travel and spend a semester in schools in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
Chilean authorities have lowered the red alert of the Copahue Volcano to orange. The decision was made after volcanic activity decreased in the last days. However, an eruption has not been ruled out. Please check Civil Defence Emergency Alerts for more information.
Chilean officials issued a red alert on May 27 for the increasingly active Copahue volcano in the Biobio region. Security Minister Andres Chadwick said that the evacuation of nearby communities is obligatory. Please check Civil Defence Emergency Alerts for more information.