A photo of a hammerhead shark. Photo / 123RF

New Zealand - Large school of sharks sighted off Army Bay, Auckland

A large school of sharks, believed to contain hammerheads, has been sighted off Army Bay in Auckland.

Alison Meredith was yachting with her husband when they saw the group about midday.

They were nearing the end of a journey from Mahurangi Harbour to Army Bay and were moving slowly, about 2 knots, when they realised they were surrounded by sharks.

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