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Greenpeace is calling for more protection of Māui dolphins after it was revealed there were only 54 of the marine creatures left.
Boaties cruising around Coromandel’s Mercury Islands are being told to stay home as New Zealand’s Covid-19 restrictions continue.
Additional improvements are being made to the Naval Point area in preparation for the SailGP event at Lyttelton Harbour on 29-30 January 2022.
Maritime New Zealand is calling for feedback on draft Marine Protection Rules as part of plans for New Zealand to join an international convention to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution from ships.
Increasing protected sea areas from the current 9.8% to 30% has the potential to boost marine tourism, says a Northland operator.
DOC could restrict interactions with marine mammals and will assess the capacity for increased tourism under the new strategy.
Australian yachts can enter New Zealand waters within existing travel restrictions and under certain conditions, says the New Zealand Marine Industry Association.
Surge in recreational vessels partly to blame for dolphins leaving Bay of Islands, large operators support marine mammal sanctuary.
Drop mitigated by Kiwi tourists exploring Hauraki Gulf more.
Competition for whale watch customers could soon heat up.
The Department of Conservation is asking for Waikato west coast boaties to continue to report Māui dolphin sightings.
Construction has started on New Zealand’s first island destination marina at Waiheke’s Kennedy Point.
The provisional preventable drowning toll for 2020 is 74.
Boaties should give animals plenty of space and always watch where they are going, DOC says.
The Department of Conservation has appointed a new marine reserve ranger to help protect marine life in Tasman Bay’s two marine reserves.
Police are warning the public to use common sense and be cautious with water safety as the summer months near.
The Bay of Islands’ R. Tucker Thompson schooner is offering a new 3-day, 2-night Bay of Islands Discovery Voyage as it adjusts to the new tourism landscape.
New Plymouth District Council is seeking feedback on the possibility of a marina as part of how $2bn of public funds will be invested in its next 10-year plan.
New marine infrastructure in northern Te Tairāwhiti on the North Island’s East Coast could help support tourism ventures, says the Government.
WSNZ’s Drowning Report 2019, which looked at the impact of Covid-19 on water safety, said Aucklanders were particularly at risk.
DOC is asking Waikato boaties to give give marine mammals a wide berth after footage emerged of a vessel appearing to collide with a whale off the coast near Raglan.
In Auckland, all recreational water-based activities involving sailing boats, motorised craft or motorised equipment, were not permitted under level 3.
Carino Wildlife Cruises has been recognised as a responsible whale and dolphin watching operator by the World Cetacean Alliance.
It was the biggest increase in funding ever distributed, with the aim of reducing recreational boating fatalities and injuries.
GCH Aviation’s Kaikoura Helicopters has partnered with marine mammal welfare organisation Project Jonah to help protect local marine wildlife.
Entrada’s InterCity and Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari operations are to restart selected services this week.
New dolphin protections will help protect a tourism sector estimated to be worth more than $30m.
In a first for a maritime case, the operator has to pay for the project as well as $174k in reparations, fines and costs.
Eleven hectares of Māori freehold land will be used for the new boat harbour in eastern Bay of Plenty.
The Department of Conservation and Fisheries New Zealand will postpone public consultation on the proposed network of marine protection for the southeast South Island due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Harbourmasters from across the country are urging boaties to stay off the water during the four-week long Covid-19 lockdown.
Kapiti Island Nature Tours joined the Department of Conservation to return Calvin, an endangered greenturtle, to the wild at Rangiputa in Northland.
The sole director of Wellington-based Megisti Sailing Charters, Timothy James Newman, has been fined $2500 for being asleep at the wheel.
Fisheries NZ and DOC are seeking feedback on proposed marine protected areas off the southeast coast of the South Island.
A Hector’s dolphin has been found dead on the foreshore at the head of Piopiotahi/Milford Sound in Fiordland.
The fin of a rare Hector’s dolphin on the eastern seaboard of the Coromandel Peninsula has been sighted.
New research by the Department of Conservation and the University of Auckland has confirmed that Hector’s or Māui dolphins are often present in the Taranaki region.
Dolphin Seafaris has been awarded the Department of Conservation’s Sustainable Marine Mammal Actions in Recreation & Tourism accreditation.
Shotover Jet, Black Cat Cruises, and Explore Group are among the recipients of the govt cash.
The operator says it has missed out on around $500k in earnings but will be back in business on 1 December.
Tauranga-based operator Bay Explorer has launched a new half-day tour showcasing the Bay of Plenty’s marine life.
Swimming with bottlenose dolphins in the Bay of Islands has been banned and viewings restricted for commercial operators under new Department of Conservation rules.
The cash will go towards the first phase of Paeroa’s Historical Maritime Park Marine development.
A gap in protections for Hector’s dolphins could put more of them at risk, says an operator.
The Department of Conservation is urging the public to report sightings of the southern right whale or tohorā.
A new marine refit facility at Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter is expected to generate “significant income” for NZ’s boating and tourism industries.
Black Cat Cruises launches a campaign calling for a set net ban following the deaths of Hector’s dolphins.
Conservation minister Eugenie Sage and fisheries minister Stuart Nash have announced that a ministerial advisory committee is to be established as part of a plan to restore the health of the Hauraki Gulf.
The Wildlife Act can be amended to allow the tours off Stewart Island, says Sarah Dowie.
Stewart Island operators may have to stop providing the activity after a court ruled it an offence.