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MV Dream Weaver Update - Incorrect Media Reports - Auckland

*"MV Dream Weaver Update - Incorrect Media Reports - Auckland - Auckland City"*

There appears to be confusion in some media in relation to todays incident involving the MV Dream Weaver with reports that there was a fire on board.

Police and coastguard responded after a call that the vessel was taking on water. There was no danger and passengers were offloaded without incident and returned to their vehicles at Westhaven Marina.

Fire service received a call about an electrical fire on board at 1516hrs, long after the passengers had been removed and when the vessel was safely moored. The incidents are not related.

The incorrect reporting is of concern in that no confirmation was sought.

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