23 Dec 2021

Flurry of great white shark sightings in Bay of Plenty

From Morning Report, 7:56 am on 23 December 2021

Swimmers are being urged to be particularly careful thanks to a flurry of white-shark sightings in the Bay of Plenty.

The Department of Conservation says reports of great whites have been on the rise since May 2020.

Last year teenager Kaelah Marlow was killed by a shark at Bowentown Beach.

Shark expert Clinton Duffy spoke to Morning Report.