Gutted sharks dumped in wetland

Last updated 13:03 29/01/2014
Gutted sharks
A pile of gutted sharks found in Napier last night.

Relevant offers

Hawke's Bay

Gisborne bus crash driver appears in court facing 30 charges Missing hunter airlifted out of bush with minor injuries Occupants away when early-morning fire rips through Hastings flat Building Bay Lego community brick by brick Police name Napier cyclist killed in truck smash Anzac Day 2017: Services across the Wellington region and Hawke's Bay A cyclist has died on Georges Drive in Napier Bus driver charged over crash that killed three, injured dozens Communities around Hawke's Bay to mark ANZAC Day Dogs on a bike finish Big Easy with $1640 in donations

A heap of gutted sharks have been dumped on a Napier wetland, many with missing fins.

Napier resident Kirstie O'Riley said she was walking with a friend at about 8pm last night when they discovered the pile of sharks on Humber St, near Pandora Pond.

There were about 20 sharks, some with fins missing and their internal organs missing, she said.

"I called my mum first cause I did not know who to call and ended up calling the Napier police station, two cops came out ... they called DOC and dealt with it."

Hawke's Bay Regional Council were sent to dispose of the pile.

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Special offers
Opinion poll

How many coffees do you have a day?

5 or even more

3-4

2

1

Anything from 1-5.

Don't touch the stuff.

Vote Result

Related story: Coffee as we know it at risk of dying

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content