Large numbers of dead fish were left after Ahuriri Lagoon was reduced in size. Because of the smell it was necessary to rake up the fish and dispose of them.
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MTG Hawke's Bay Tai Ahuriri, Hawke's Bay Museums Trust/Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi collection
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