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Third Countrywide Whale And Dolphin Count this Weekend

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 11:03 am | Cetacean Spotting NZ

The weekend of June 18 and 19 will see hopeful whale and dolphin watchers braving the weather to take part in the third countrywide citizen scientist cetacean survey. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2206/07a293de2b23ba6a4b85.jpeg" ... More >>

Orca In Auckland Delight, But Boatie Behaviour Causes Concern

Saturday, 19 September 2020, 4:09 pm | Cetacean Spotting NZ

A pod of orca have been patrolling the close Auckland coasts this week, delighting onlookers who have lined beaches from Whangaparaoa to Mission Bay. In many instances, orca watchers had ring side seats from rocky outcrops on land. However, the behaviour ... More >>

Citizen Science Cetacean Census, Success

Sunday, 21 June 2020, 6:30 am | Cetacean Spotting NZ

Around the country this weekend, for the first time ever, volunteers have taken to coastal headlands in a collective cetacean census. Former whaling stations such as Kaikoura and Moeraki celebrated the return of Humpback whales when they were spotted ... More >>

New Zealand’s First Nationwide Citizen Science Whale And Dolphin Census, This Weekend

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 7:01 am | Cetacean Spotting NZ

This weekend, for the first time ever, a nationwide team of citizen scientists will stand on headlands hoping to count dolphins and whales. On Saturday 20 June, from 9.30-3.30, from the Bay of Islands to Bluff, keen whale watchers will take positions ... More >>