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Humpback Disentanglement

Humpback Disentanglement

After a report of a humpback whale being entangled in a rope at the entrance to the Mangonui Harbour, Northland, the Orca Research Trust team of Wendy, Leonie and Ingrid headed up to help find and disentangle the whale.  After an unsuccessful hook-up with the rescue lines the first day, we returned the second day. […]

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Two days of Orca

Two days of Orca

A call for orca in the Whangarei Harbour turned out to be bottlenose dolphins.  We were only with them for about 20 minutes before we had a call that there were orca approximately 1 hours boat drive to the north.  As Dr Visser was working with a film crew making a documentary about her research […]

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