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4 Apr 2020 20:08
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Swimming

    Cantabrians are being reminded to forgo swimming for 48 hours after heavy rainfall

    Cantabrians are being reminded to forgo swimming for 48 hours after heavy rainfall


    Faecal bacteria was found at two Christchurch swimming spots over the weekend.

    Both Rapaki and Sandy Bay still have E.coli warnings in place, with health officials advising people who have used the water to contact a medical professional if they feel any ill effects.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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