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29 Feb 2020 3:44
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A commercial fishing vessel that ran aground near Kaikoura has been successfully brought onshore

    A commercial fishing vessel that ran aground near Kaikoura has been successfully brought onshore


    Small crayfishing boat 'Ruff Enuff' was stranded near Goose Bay yesterday - leaking hundreds of litres of diesel into the water.

    Environment Canterbury's on-scene commander Richard Purdon says a digger has got it out on the roadside.

    He says about 600 litres of diesel fuel was lost.

    Purdon says no affected wildlife has been seen yet - but a response team is surveying the area in case.

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