October 5, 2011 in History
Event:
Off the coast of Tauranga, New Zealand, the MV Rena container ship runs aground, causing a large oil spill and affecting wildlife in the Bay of Plenty



Related Topics:
aground
Bay
causing
Coast
large
off
Oil
Plenty
Rena
runs
Ship
spill
wildlife
Zealand

Related Year:
2011

Related Events:
October 5


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