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Pilot Whales

Pilot Whales

Pilot whales were sighted between the Poor Knight Islands and the Tutukaka Coast.  Given that so little is known about this species, despite the fact that they strand so relatively frequently, we set out to observe and photograph them.  We had the good fortune to encounter them in good sea conditions, so we could do […]

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Dolphins in Whangarei Harbour

Dolphins in Whangarei Harbour

In the second week of October, after getting a call for Orca, Dr. Ingrid Visser and her volunteers Sam & Leonie rushed down to Whangarei harbour in search of them.  Although it turned out to be bottlenose dolphins, they were able to enjoy the afternoon with the animals, whilst getting some research done.  They took […]

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