Shark nets’ effectiveness challenged

http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/159206/shark-nets-effectiveness-challenged

6 May 2011

Opposition to shark nets in Dunedin has been a surprise at the annual plan hearings, with 157 submissions on a subject that has only recently been raised. That opposition continued yesterday, as the Dunedin City Council heard criticism of the cost, the harm done to other species, and the false sense of security the nets offered.


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