The aircraft is carrying humanitarian aid and disaster relief supplies, including water containers and kits for temporary shelters.
The Tonga Government is responding to efforts on the ground. Relief supplies are being distributed by Tongan authorities.
The Government of Tonga has released its first official update in the wake of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai eruption.
The New Zealand P-3K2 Orion conducted a surveillance and reconnaissance flight, gathering imagery and details to help Tongan authorities with aid.
The charity is closely monitoring the situation and prepared to respond where needed.
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