They are among some 400 people from the US being taken off the vessel quarantined in Japan.
The star, 72, sobs on stage as he loses his voice mid-way through a sold-out show in New Zealand.
Dozens of women were made to remove their knickers to prove they were not menstruating.
The 22-minute set was a highlight of a Sydney benefit concert to raise millions for bushfire relief.
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