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This is not an oil disaster it is a shipping disaster, a cargo ship ran aground - needlessly it wouls seem. Heavy fuel oil is deadly. Should New Zealand stop cargo ships. No it can't. What we do need is better safety at see and better dissaster responses. Deflecting this incident and pretending it was oil related is hiding from the truth that we depend on ship and in particular an island nation does. Better crew training and better control over ship registration is needed surely.
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