Flushed wet wipes and cooking fat are being blamed for a pipe blockage which sent wastewater into Lake Taupō near Two Mile Bay on Sunday. ‘Fat bergs’ have entered Lake Taupo via an outlet near Hawai St. Swimmers are encouraged to stay away from a water outlet until warnings are removed.

For more details on this local story head to the Taupo Times section on Stuff.co.nz. Thank you to them for providing this story!

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