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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A warning to avoid Canterbury's Lake Forsyth because of a potentially toxic blue-green algae

    A warning to avoid Canterbury's Lake Forsyth because of a potentially toxic blue-green algae


    It's a repeat of a Canterbury DHB health warning issued in January and lifted in May.

    Medical Officer of Health Dr Cheryl Brunton, says the algal bloom produces toxins harmful to humans and animals.

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     Today's News

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    Entertainment:
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    Cricket:
    The New Zealand bowlers have struck early on day four of the opening cricket test against India in Kanpur 18:03

    Motoring:
    Regan Gough feels a tight-knit, Kiwi-centric team will bode well for their competitive chances on the global cycling circuit 18:03

    Politics:
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison says more AFP personnel being sent to Solomon Islands as calm returns 17:33

    Business:
    Price hikes and fake sales have risen in Black Friday offerings 17:33

    Business:
    New Zealand investors are likely to see "red on the screen" when the share market resumes trading at 10 in the morning 17:33

    Politics:
    A further $100 million of Covid-19 economic support has been announced for the Cook Islands and Fiji 16:53

    Living & Travel:
    Christchurch's newest Covid-19 case used public transport to move from MIQ to home isolation 16:13


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