Archives For Marine

Last month a group of school students were invited on a special trip to Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve.

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Ben Knight, Guardians of the Kāpiti Marine Reserve Chairperson, looks back over the past 25 years since the opening of the Kāpiti Marine Reserve.

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DOC ranger Tom MacTavish tells us about a new marine reserve surveying initiative in the Banks Peninsula area, and what it’s like ‘potting’ for blue cod.

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Volunteers worked tirelessly at one of New Zealand’s largest ever pilot whale strandings at Farewell Spit last month.

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Seaweek is New Zealand’s annual national week about the sea. It’s about exciting and inspiring all New Zealanders to renew their connections with the sea!

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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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