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A bucket of dead and dismembered eels collected after tests at a Waikato pump station. Credits: https://www.stuff.co.nz/

Native fish are being ‘annihilated’ by council-run pumps

Large numbers of native eels are being killed while swimming through council-run pumping stations, according to several new reports. The issue has been discovered in Waikato and likely extends throughout the country, where hundreds of pumps may be killing native fish.  


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