Goldfish crisis in Wanaka |

A heads up for residents of Wanaka and Albert Town, and all who care about the health of rivers such as the Clutha…

Goldfish believed illegally dumped into Albert Town’s artificial wetlands are breeding and some have found their way into the natural lagoon beside the Clutha River.Now, environmental agencies are concerned the bottom-grazing pest fish may soon invade the already degraded Clutha River, which has been infested by didymo for about 10 years.

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