47 days ago

We Say, You Say: Sharks

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hi Hamilton,

Should New Zealanders be better educated on the behaviour of potentially dangerous wildlife?

While shark attacks are rare in New Zealand waters, it pays to remain vigilant if you are in the water Niwa expert Warrick Lyon says.

He states that people should refrain from swimming in deep channels of water where shallow water meets deep water in reef drop offs with one Department of Conservation expert advising against swimming at dusk.

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