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Paddle board oil protest in harbour

Last updated 15:52 13/02/2014

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Nine anti-drilling protesters were sighted on paddle boards near the seismic survey vessel Duke off Aotea Quay this afternoon. 

Senior-Sergeant Marc Clausen from police communications said the police launch Lady Elizabeth IV quickly cleared the area. 

The Duke is scheduled to sail out of Wellington Harbour by 4pm.

A wharf police spokesman said the paddle boarders had moved on and the protest was all over by 3:45pm this afternoon. 

Interislander freight-only ferry Arahura's berthing at the ferry terminal was delayed as the protest was cleared.

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