"Hundreds of eels, some as old as 50, have died in a devastating pollution spill in the Puhinui Stream last week."Wai Care Manukau co-ordinator Andrew Jenks says "It just takes one small act to undo a huge amount of benefit people have been putting in over the years."
Jaden helped Wai Care contractor Paul Woodard with the clean-up, the pair focusing on a 1km area near Liverpool and Glasgow Aves.
In just two days they collected 500 dead eels. Mr Woodard estimates there could be hundreds more.
Auckland Regional Council pollution response manager Nigel Clarke says water samples tested have shown nothing out of the ordinary. The council will also investigate whether the pollution came from a local business. Pollution hotline: 3773107.What selfishness and what a waste. I hope they catch the pollutor.