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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we’re profiling Auckland’s marine rangers – Gabby, Ant, Bridgette and Grant.

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Last week a team of researchers have been searching the waters off Northland to try and learn more about our manta rays. 

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Each year the CITES Secretariat celebrates World Wildlife Day (WWD) on 3 March. This year the theme for WWD is: ‘Life below water: for people and planet’.

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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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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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