New Zealand Oil leak threatens wildlife

Oct 11, 2011

(CNN) -- Oil leaking from a container ship that ran aground on a reef off the pristine east coast of New Zealand's north island has begun washing ashore.

Clumps of oil have been found on Mount Maunganui beach in the Bay of Plenty.
New Zealand's oil spill response agency, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ), is advising people to avoid the beach for health reasons.


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