14 Nov 2014

Shellfish ban lifted at Port Underwood

7:45 pm on 14 November 2014

A shellfish ban for parts of the Marlborough Sounds has been lifted.

Port Underwood

Port Underwood Photo: Photo NZ

Nelson Marlborough Medical Officer of Health Dr Ed Kiddle said two consecutive shellfish tests taken from Port Underwood were clear, with no Diahorreic Shellfish Poisoning toxin detected.

The area had been closed to shellfish gathering since October the 22nd.

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