10 Facts You Didn't Know About False Killer Whales
12 Feb 2020

10 Facts You Didn't Know About False Killer Whales

1. False killer whales are oceanic dolphins generally found in deep, offshore tropical and sub-tropical waters although they can also be seen in temperate waters.     Range of false killer whales (c) NOAA   2. They are almost entirely dark grey-black and do not have white patches like the kil…



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10 Things You Didn't Know About Sharks
13 Jan 2020

10 Things You Didn't Know About Sharks

1. They come in a range of shapes and sizes       Dwarf lantern shark   The dwarf lanternshark is thought to be the smallest species growing up to approximately 20 cm in length. Not much is known about this species as so far it has only been found in 200-400m of water off of Colombia and Ven…



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The Hauraki Gulf Seabirds of the Year 2019
28 Oct 2019

The Hauraki Gulf Seabirds of the Year 2019

The annual Bird of the Year competition (hosted by Forest and Bird) has just opened for voting for 2019! Given that >20% of the world's seabird species can be seen in New Zealand, we're backing those found in the Hauraki Gulf for the title this year.   Australasian Gannet (Tākapu) Australasi…



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