Archives For Hauraki Gulf Marine Park

Lead aquarist at SEALIFE Kelly Tarlton’s, Felix Berghoefer, shares with us what he loves about tuatara and his experiences looking after these ancient taonga (treasures).

Continue Reading...

Before the Auckland region went into Alert Level 3 COVID-19 response, that limited our conservation field work, the New Zealand Defence Force swooped in to help us and the New Zealand fairy tern/tara iti, by supporting the creation of man-made shell nesting sites in Mangawhai and Papakanui, north of Auckland.

Continue Reading...

On the seabed off eastern Waiheke Island and in the Mahurangi Harbour, thriving fish nurseries are slowly being cultivated through the establishment of green-lipped mussel, or kuku, beds.

Continue Reading...