New Zealand oil spill disaster is ‘worst in decades’

Oil spill from stranded cargo ship off New Zealand is the country’s worst environmental disaster in decades. Officials say 350 tonnes of oil may have leaked from the 775ft (236m) Rena, which ran aground on the Astrolabe Reef off the port of Tauranga on Wednesday. Bad weather has halted work to pump oil off the … [Read the full story]