16 Aug 2016

Schools shut as sickness numbers rise in Havelock North

From Morning Report, 7:15 am on 16 August 2016

RNZ's Hawke's Bay reporter says Havelock North looks like it's been hit by a silent earthquake as thousands of residents stay home as a bug in the water supply leaves up to 2000 people sick. Residents will find out today whether chlorine that's been added to the water mean they can now safely drink straight from their taps.