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For most of us, peering into rockpools was our entry into the weird and wonderful world of our oceans and nothing could quite beat the sensory thrill of gently sticking your finger into a strange, soft, flower-like creature attached to the walls of the rockpool – its instant recoil usually eliciting a squeal of horror and delight!

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If someone asked you to name UNESCO World Heritage Sites, how many could you get through? Everest, Grand Canyon and Galapagos might come to mind, but chances are the New Zealand Subantarctic islands wouldn’t be on that list…

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Mareike Babuder, an ocean-lover and volunteer with Friends of Taputeranga Marine Reserve, talks about what she loves most about this marine reserve on Wellington’s south coast.

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