Department of Conservation worker Tom Rouse stands with a collection of dead koi carp in Palmerston North. A local landowner found the fish in an ornamental pond on her Awahuri farm. The pond was drained, exposing 216 koi, some up to 45 centimetres long.
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Photograph by Astrid van Meeuwen-Dijkgraaf
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