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Project Jonah thanks volunteers in whale effort

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 11:49 am | Project Jonah

Despite more than two days of significant effort by the Department of Conservation (DOC), Project Jonah volunteers and the local community caring for, re-floating and attempting to herd the remaining pilot whales back to deep water using boats and ... More >>

Mass Whale Stranding - Farewell Spit

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 4:17 pm | Project Jonah

A mass stranding of pilot whales has taken place at Farewell Spit. 60 pilot whales were discovered stranded this morning, and Department of Conservation staff were able to successfully refloat 47 of the animals. 13 animals remain stranded on the ... More >>

A Whale of a Time - Charity Fundraiser

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 12:35 pm | Project Jonah

As the saying goes, ‘life begins at 40’, and for whale rescue charity Project Jonah, let’s hope that saying rings true. This November marks the start of Project Jonah’s 40th year. In that time, the group has saved the lives of hundreds of whales, ... More >>

Whalebus Design Competition: Nakedbus.com & Whale Rescue

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 2:22 pm | Project Jonah

Whalebus Design Competition Marks the Beginning of Relationship Between Nakedbus.com and Whale Rescue Charity Project Jonah More >>

Crowdfunding for a New Whale

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 4:50 pm | Project Jonah

Spring marks the start of the busy stranding season in New Zealand and whale rescue charity Project Jonah is focused on providing its whale rescue training to volunteers across the country. However, their inflatable training dolphin ‘Moko’ is worn ... More >>

Project Jonah Volunteers Keep Watch for Whales

Friday, 16 November 2012, 10:16 am | Project Jonah

Project Jonah Marine Mammal Medics are today monitoring the Golden Bay shoreline for signs of further whale strandings. More >>

All’s Well That Ends Well for Stolen Whale Rescue Trailer

Friday, 19 October 2012, 6:53 pm | Project Jonah

Whale rescue charity Project Jonah New Zealand has good news, now finding itself one whale rescue trailer up rather than one trailer down, one week after a trailer was stolen from its rooftop car park on Dominion Road, Auckland. After the theft ... More >>

All’s Well That Ends Well for Stolen Whale Rescue Trailer

Friday, 19 October 2012, 6:52 pm | Project Jonah

Whale rescue charity Project Jonah New Zealand has good news, now finding itself one whale rescue trailer up rather than one trailer down, one week after a trailer was stolen from its rooftop car park on Dominion Road, Auckland. More >>

Public Help Urgently Needed To Find Whale-Rescue Trailer

Friday, 12 October 2012, 2:47 pm | Project Jonah

The lead up to the festive season is often a prime time for thieves – and Project Jonah New Zealand suffered a great loss today (Friday 12 October) when a box trailer was discovered stolen from its rooftop car park in Mt Eden, Auckland. More >>

Old Sheets And Pillowcases Urgently Needed for Whale Rescue

Tuesday, 9 October 2012, 1:06 pm | Project Jonah

Spring marks the start of the busy stranding season in New Zealand and whale rescue charity Project Jonah is in desperate need of essential supplies to re-stock their emergency response kits up and down the country. Pilot whale mass stranding Spirits ... More >>

Whales Restrand Overnight

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 9:31 am | Project Jonah

WHALES RESTRAND OVERNIGHT First light this morning (subs: January 26, 2012) has revealed that all 33 whales that were refloated yesterday from Farewell Spit in Golden Bay restranded overnight. “This is tragic news,” says Kimberly Muncaster, Project ... More >>

Refloated Whales Bring Relief But Call to Stay Watchful

Wednesday, 25 January 2012, 9:27 pm | Project Jonah

After two days and two attempts to save the 100 long-finned pilot whales stranded on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay, the 34 surviving whales on the beach at first light this morning (subs: January 25, 2012) appear to be making their way out to sea. 39 ... More >>

Whales Restrand Despite Huge Volunteer Effort

Tuesday, 24 January 2012, 3:29 pm | Project Jonah

Forty whales have restranded at Farewell Spit in Golden Bay, despite a huge effort by volunteers to refloat the animals just before lunchtime. Project Jonah volunteers who have worked since first light to refloat the whales are now digging deep to restart ... More >>

Efforts Resume to Save Surviving Whales On Farewell Spit

Tuesday, 24 January 2012, 10:23 am | Project Jonah

Of the 77 live long-finned pilot whales stranded on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay last night, 39 are still alive at first light this morning. A pod of 99 whales stranded around midday yesterday, with 22 dying during the afternoon. More >>

Project Jonah Medics Wait as Night Falls on Stranded Whales

Tuesday, 24 January 2012, 10:17 am | Project Jonah

Around 50 Project Jonah Marine Mammal Medics are helping keep 77 stranded long-finned pilot whales alive on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay as night falls and efforts to save them are put on hold. More >>

Second Golden Bay Whale Stranding

Monday, 23 January 2012, 3:52 pm | Project Jonah

January 23, 2012 Project Jonah Mobilises for Second Golden Bay Whale Stranding A second mass stranding of long-finned pilot whales has taken place today (subs: January 23, 2012) on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay, and volunteers are called to assist the ... More >>

First Mass Whale Stranding Of 2012 Triggers Concerns

Tuesday, 10 January 2012, 4:41 pm | Project Jonah

Project Jonah remains on high alert following the mass stranding of pilot whales in Golden Bay at the weekend and warns more standings could come. More >>

Watch Kept For Whales

Sunday, 8 January 2012, 1:56 pm | Project Jonah

There is no sign this morning of the 18 long-finned pilot whales released back into the ocean after stranding on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay yesterday. More >>

Refloated Whales Bring Relief But Call to Stay Watchful

Saturday, 7 January 2012, 1:32 pm | Project Jonah

The 18 long-finned pilot whales still alive on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay this morning (subs: January 7, 2012) have been successfully refloated. The whales were put back into the water on high tide at around 9.00am , thanks to the dedicated and collaborative ... More >>

Project Jonah Volunteers Dig In To Help Save Stranded Whales

Saturday, 7 January 2012, 10:34 am | Project Jonah

More than 40 Project Jonah Marine Mammal Medics are literally digging in to assist the Department of Conservation save 18 long-finned pilot whales stranded on Farewell Spit in Nelson’s Golden Bay. More >>

 

 

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