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Government apathy behind dolphin deaths

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 4:22 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Dolphin Defenders are blaming Governmental apathy and complacency for the death of an adult female Hector’s Dolphin, and calf, in a recreational set-net near Nelson last week. More >>

Dolphin Capture Shows Greater Range, More Risk

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 5:13 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Dolphin advocates say the capture of an endangered Maui or Hector’s dolphin in a recreational set net this year shows more protection is needed. Maui and Hector’s dolphins are the world’s smallest and rarest marine dolphins, found only in New ... More >>

Unusual Vandalism a Sign of the Times

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:28 am | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Most election years, there’s some collateral damage to political hoardings. But Kumeu has suffered from an unusual, targeted kind of vandalism. None of the many Party political signs have been vandalised, but a harmless, arty ‘Vote for Dolphins’ ... More >>

Maui’s March to Key’s office one of the electorate’s biggest

Monday, 14 July 2014, 11:25 am | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

About 300 marchers walked to John Key’s electorate office yesterday (Sunday 13 July) calling for better protection of Maui’s dolphins, in one of the biggest marches in the history of his electorate. More >>

Marchers Keep Maui’s to the fore

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 4:51 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

After successful marches around the country, Maui’s dolphin campaigners continue their pressure on the Government with a march to John Key’s electorate office in Kumeu on Sunday 13 July at 10am, leaving from the Kumeu Arts Centre at 10.30, 300 ... More >>

Marchers Keep Maui’s to the fore

Monday, 30 June 2014, 10:35 am | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Maui’s dolphin campaigners continue their pressure on the Government this week with a march in central Wellington. More >>

Inadequate Response to Critically Endangered Dolphins

Friday, 16 May 2014, 1:42 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

“The world’s rarest marine dolphins are in the global spotlight once again as expert Dr Liz Slooten presents the latest science on their status to the International Whaling Commission” says dolphin advocate Christine Rose, chair of New Zealand ... More >>

Oceans In The Spotlight At Election Year Oceans Forum

Monday, 21 April 2014, 3:42 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

The marine environment will be in the spotlight at an ‘Election Year Oceans Forum’ at Kelly Tarlton’s SEALIFE Aquarium on April 27 from 10.30-12.30. A panel of non-governmental advocates and scientists will outline challenges facing our seas, and MPs from three ... More >>

Government Hastening Dolphins’ Demise Prompts Activists

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 12:37 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Conservation activists will attend the Auckland Council Environment, Climate Change and Natural Heritage Committee meeting tomorrow (Wednesday 4 March) in support of Maui’s Dolphins, as the Committee considers reports showing the Government is undermining ... More >>

Scientists and Conservationists dispute MPI’s Claims

Saturday, 22 February 2014, 2:20 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Independent scientists and conservation groups are disputing a Ministry of Primary Industry Fisheries Manager’s claims that Maui’s dolphins’ protection measures are adequate, in the latest round of discussions on their fate. More >>

Sombre Funeral March For Maui’s Dolphins

Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:13 am | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

A sombre group will assemble on Parliament’s forecourt this Wednesday afternoon, as conservationists stage a Funeral March for Maui’s dolphins. The group will mourn inadequate protection for Maui’s dolphins with a lunchtime procession through Wellington, ... More >>

Dolphin Protections ‘Clayton’s Measures’ Say Campaigners

Saturday, 7 September 2013, 1:11 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Dolphin campaigners are commending Nick Smith’s proposal announced today which would extend the protection for Maui’s, the world’s rarest and smallest marine dolphins. Maui’s dolphins are found only here in New Zealand. But campaigners it’s ... More >>

Maui’s Dolphins Supporters In The Streets & Council Meetings

Thursday, 25 October 2012, 10:55 am | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Maui’s dolphin campaigners are once again taking their quirky blend of conservation and activism into the public arena. This Friday from 11.45 campaigners will provide entertainment in both Auckland and Wellington, with a dancing dolphin flashmob. Dolphins ... More >>

The Dolphins And The Songstress

Wednesday, 17 October 2012, 6:41 pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

The Auckland Council’s Regional Development and Operations Committee meeting will tomorrow consider its submission on the Maui’s Dolphins Threat Management Plan currently under consultation by the Ministry of Primary Industries and Department ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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