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Interislander ferry Aratere successfully refloated after grounding in Picton Harbour – NZ Herald 23 June 2024

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The Interislander ferry Aratere has been successfully refloated nearly 24 hours after running aground in Picton Harbour. The incident, which left nearly 50 people stranded overnight, prompted independent investigations by Maritime NZ and the Transport Accident Investigation Commission.

Transport Minister Simeon Brown expressed concern over the incident and emphasised the need for comprehensive safety measures and asset management improvements within KiwiRail.

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