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Tracey Bates, a marine biologist working around Wellington’s marine reserves, shares her experiences diving on the capital’s south coast.

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Thames-based DOC staff got more than they bargained for when answering a call-out about a suspected orca stranding recently.

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Today’s photo is the fluke of a humpback whale spotted in the Cook Strait. Humpback whales are well known for their spectacular breaching and beautiful, complex songs

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Happy Seaweek New Zealand! To celebrate today’s photo is from the Kapiti Marine Reserve.

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DOC’s Technical Advisor Laura Wakelin shares a new project to map the marine environment around Kapiti Island.

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In November New Zealand lost a great leader in marine conservation, Dr Bill Ballantine. Marine Science Advisor Debbie Freeman shares her memories of Bill and his lasting legacy.

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Intern Lindsay Wickman tells us about some of the work DOC staff are doing to turn around the population decline of the Māui dolphin.

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