Shellfish biotoxin alert lifted for West Coast Waipapakauri to Kaipara

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The Ministry for Primary Industries today removed the public health warning against collecting shellfish from the North Island West Coast. This warning was for the Northland West Coast from Waipapakauri on 90 Mile Beach south to Poutu Point on the Northern Head of the Kaipara Harbour. Further sampling of shellfish along this coastline has showed that PSP toxins are now at safe levels.

No other warnings are currently in place.

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