October 22, 2018

Donations pour into Wellington aquarium

A Wellington aquarium decimated by a deliberate poisoning is now teeming with life thanks to a flood of donations.

The Island Bay Marine Education Centre has reopened today after a chlorinated detergent was added to its water system.

The centre lost about a third of its marine life in the attack.

Director Dr Victor Anderlini says thanks to overwhelming support from the public they’ve managed to turn the tragedy into a new beginning.

He says there’s a whole group of new animals brought in by divers, fishermen and their own collection team.

Dr Victor Anderlini says they’ve been inundated with well wishers, and tokens

Source: http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/15770063/donations-pour-into-wellington-aquarium/