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Beaches are great places to roam with dogs, but uncontrolled dogs can disturb or harm our wildlife. To avoid this, here are some simple steps dog owners can take to lead the way as ambassadors for our wildlife.

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Marine Ranger Tom MacTavish takes us through the fifth and final installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video. The process of publishing this work on social media has encouraged conversation on some interesting ideas.

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As Conservation Week approaches, Marine Science Advisor Laura shares tips for managing dogs near wildlife at the beach.

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Marine Ranger Tom MacTavish takes us through the fourth installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video.

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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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