"Our staff are eager to get back to work."
GeoNet warns an explosive eruption from the vent remains possible.
The death toll following the Whakaari/White Island eruption has climbed again.
"It's literally not even half a millimetre thick. The donor is still left with skin afterwards; it's just that we have this thin dressing that we can apply to burns patients."
One month on, victims of the fatal Whakaari /White Island eruption are still requiring round-the-clock medical care.
"We continue to grieve with those who lost loved ones."
Twenty-six people are still in hospital here and in Australia.
But the zone is still larger than the island.
She died in Middlemore Hospital.