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Wellington harbour has been getting lots of attention lately thanks to a visit from a southern right whale. With so many questions being asked our Marine Species Support Officer Hannah Hendriks gives us the scoop on deciphering whale behaviour.

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Tom Brough takes us through the third installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula. With 75 hours of underwater footage to analyse our marine rangers have their work cut out for them counting a menagerie of fish life caught on underwater camera.

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Seals – they’re charismatic creatures that are currently experiencing a population comeback. Find out how we can live alongside seals in harmony, and why it’s sometimes important to let them be.

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We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves using baited remote underwater video.

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We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves. This is the first blog in a series following the work he is doing with baited remote underwater video.

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With reports of fur seals and penguins being harassed by dogs, Science Advisor Laura Boren is working to find a balance between protecting wildlife and allowing dog owners the ability to exercise their pups.

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Here at DOC we go the extra mile for the species we protect, and sometimes that means creating a bespoke blue cod waterslide.

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