Rena Oil Spill Update Brief From Maritime NZ


Rena Update Brief From Maritime NZ
Thursday, 10 November 2011, 9:01 am
Press Release: Maritime New Zealand

Rena Update Brief From Maritime NZ – 6:53am

Good morning,

here is a brief update on the Rena response and details of an opportunity for media to cover surf washing operations this morning.

* No report yet from this morning’s aerial observation, or from the salvors on board Rena * On shore, the focus remains cleaning up oil which has already come ashore

* NZ Defence Force, trained oil spill responders, volunteers and contractors will all be continuing their operations this morning * there are volunteer events at Papamoa (10am) and Maketu (11am)

* A team from the oiled wildlife response conducted a night patrol on Rabbit Island last night. We are waiting to hear what they found

There will be a fuller update in the 10.30am press release. Media Opportunity 11am – surf washing at Papamoa beach. Meet at the Papamoa Surf Club at 10.55am – a member of the media team will be there to take you to the site…

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