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A ship broke but a community came together

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Nine years ago, hundreds of tonnes of fuel oil and cargo washed up on our pristine Mount and Papamoa beaches. Behind the scenes, there was politics, and 8,000 volunteers who showed the world how to clean up an oil spill.

The first day it was a scene of devastation. People were sobbing and comforting each other. The reason why we love living here so much, our beach,........

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