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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A warning to avoid Canterbury's Lake Forsyth because of a potentially toxic blue-green algae

    A warning to avoid Canterbury's Lake Forsyth because of a potentially toxic blue-green algae


    It's a repeat of a Canterbury DHB health warning issued in January and lifted in May.

    Medical Officer of Health Dr Cheryl Brunton, says the algal bloom produces toxins harmful to humans and animals.

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