Articles tagged "tauranga"

rena at bay of plenty

New Zealand fears most significant maritime pollution disaster in decades caused by the ship stricken off the coast of Tauranga

New Zealand said it was preparing for an environmental disaster Friday as a container ship stranded off the North Island threatened to break up and spill oil into the pristine Bay of Plenty. The 47,000 tonne container vessel "Rena", which hit a reef off the coast

October 07, 2011