Oil Spill Reaches New Zealand Beaches

Liberian Cargo Ship Leaks Oil Off The Coast of New Zealand
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Uneven Keel
The Liberian cargo ship Rena floats stranded on the Astrolabe Reef near Tauranga, New Zealand, on October 5, 2011. Two of the ship's cargo holds have flooded and the vessel is leaking oil, though no injuries have been reported among its 25 crew members.

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