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    Algae found in southeast Lake Taupo
     10 December 2017
    Testing of algae found at swimming sites around southeast Lake Taupo is being carried out.
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    Rip at Sumner leaves three in hospital
    8 Dec: A rip current at Sumner Beach has left three people in hospital and caught out a number of other swimmers.... more
    Taupo ironman affected by lake algae
    8 Dec: Safety concerns over algae in Lake Taupo have forced 70.3 half ironman organisers to scrap the swimming leg from this Saturday's race.... more
    Swimmers urged to stay out of Hutt River
    29 Nov: Swimmers are being told to stay out of the Hutt River because a bout of warm, dry weather has increased the risk of swallowing potentially fatal toxic algae.... more
    Missing swimmer found in Buller river
    27 Nov: The body of a 57-year-old man caught in a powerful current while out swimming has been found.... more
    Salmon sperm race to the finish
    25 Oct: New research from the University of Canterbury shows male salmon can adjust their sperm swimming speed when competing for reproduction.... more
    Upset on final night of NZ swimming champs
    8 Oct: Kyla Alexander upsets Auckland clubmate and close friend Gabrielle Fa'amausili at the New Zealand short course swimming championships.... more
    Pascoe smashes more swimming world records
    6 Oct: Para swimming world records continue to tumble as Sophie Pascoe unfurls her brilliance on the national short course championships in Auckland.... more
    Activists in court for oil protest
    5 Oct: Greenpeace says it will fight charges for swimming into the path of the world's largest seismic survey ship as part of an oil exploration protest.... more
    Swimming NZ head coach Olszewski resigns
    6 Sep: Jerry Olszewski throws in the towel as Swimming New Zealand's head coach, returning home to the United States for personal reasons.... more

     Most Popular Recent Swimming News
     27 Nov: Missing swimmer found in Buller river ++++++++++++++++++
     29 Nov: Swimmers urged to stay out of Hutt River ++++
     08 Dec: Taupo ironman affected by lake algae +++
     08 Dec: Rip at Sumner leaves three in hospital ++
     10 Dec: Algae found in southeast Lake Taupo ++

     Swimming NewsLinks
      12 Dec: Kapiti coast swimming hole booby-trapped with hundreds of thumb tacks (
      11 Dec: Teenagers swimming in the aratiatia rapids might have died, if tourists had not raised the alarm (
      11 Dec: Toxin-producing algae found in hallett's bay water samples (NZ Herald)
      10 Dec: Algae blooms found at south-eastern lake taupo locations (NZ Herald)
      10 Dec: Scientists collect lake taupo algae samples (RadioNZ)
      9 Dec: 'i'm probably pleased not to be swimming' (RadioNZ)
      8 Dec: Swimmer drowns at opito bay in coromandel (
      8 Dec: Toxic algae threat could persist at lake taupo if warm weather continues, scientists says (
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