Remembering New Zealand's Rena Oil Spill, 1 Year Later

There are 4 comments on the The Huffington Post story from Oct 7, 2012, titled Remembering New Zealand's Rena Oil Spill, 1 Year Later. In it, The Huffington Post reports that:

In the early morning hours of October 5, 2011, the MV Rena, a large cargo ship carrying 1,368 containers, struck a reef in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty, spilling several hundred metric tons of heavy fuel and causing the worst maritime environmental disaster in the nation's history.

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Since: Nov 08

Auckland

#1 Oct 8, 2012
Yes, our great ecological disaster! The one that was up there with the Exxon Valdez.....

"Yeah - we lost about 32 birds, for cryin' out loud."
beatlesinthebog

New Zealand

#2 Oct 8, 2012
Gutsfull wrote:
Yes, our great ecological disaster! The one that was up there with the Exxon Valdez.....
"Yeah - we lost about 32 birds, for cryin' out loud."
Under a bit of stress lately Gf?
Must_be_joking_m e

Sydney, Australia

#3 Oct 8, 2012
Gutsfull wrote:
Yes, our great ecological disaster! The one that was up there with the Exxon Valdez.....
"Yeah - we lost about 32 birds, for cryin' out loud."
Yeah well in this part of the world people have a habit of using hyperbole on local events.
aims

Tauranga, New Zealand

#4 Oct 13, 2012
Yea my friends lost their stuff on the boat really sad

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