Archives For Hauraki Gulf Marine Park

Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland is a hotspot, where humid microclimates provide ideal conditions for the microscopic spores of myrtle rust to flourish and spread. Find out what is being done to protect our taonga myrtle plant species and how you can help with the fight against myrtle rust disease.

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One of Tīkapa Moana / Hauraki Gulf’s best kept secrets is massive – we’re talking as much as 15 metres long and as heavy as 7 elephants combined…Introducing the Bryde’s Whale! Happy World Whale Day!

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During the summer months, in various hotspots along the North Island’s east coast, majestic oceanic manta rays can often be seen exploiting our planktonic-rich waters. We catch-up with Lydia Green of Manta Watch New Zealand to tell us all about these wonderful and amazing creatures!

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