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Blue whales off OREC

Blue whales off OREC

Written by Leonie Mahlke While we were working on some jobs at OREC, Ingrid suddenly screamed and started running through the house.  She spotted big blows in the far distance, right in front of Orca Central.  We drove to her neighbors house, which allowed us to have a better view above the sea.  Her former […]

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Orca in the Bay of Islands

Orca in the Bay of Islands

Written by Samantha Hale (from the USA) Unfortunately the tap by the rock was more than we bargained for and the Orca Research boat spent the morning in the mechanics.  Luckily the whale gods were good to us and the amazing guys at Marine North (http://www.marinenorth.co.nz/) repaired the boat by the early afternoon.  We were […]

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