Seals rarely aggressive, says medical centre

Publicity surrounding the seal-pup swimming pool at the Ohau Stream waterfall has led one person to raise concern about aggressive seals.

An online comment response at to a story on Wednesday suggests that divers are being bitten and harassed by fur seals along the Kaikoura coast.

But statistics from the Kaikoura medical centre do not support this.

Friday, August 13, 2010 - 12:34pm