Marine life under threat from drilling in Taranaki

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Newstalk ZB,
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Audio,
Publish Date
Friday, 13 July 2018, 7:12AM
Drilling exploration off the Taranaki coast. Photo / NZ Herald
Drilling exploration off the Taranaki coast. Photo / NZ Herald

There is concern for ocean life in a marine sanctuary off the coast of Taranaki, which is home to the Maui dolphin.

Dr Victoria Metcalf is the National Coordinator of the Participatory Science Platform, and says there is a lot of marine life out there to protect.

"There are lots of important fish, seals, penguins and blue whales which are not to far away from this area."

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