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Hector’s or Māui dolphins confirmed in Taranaki region
12 Nov 2019   /

Hector’s or Māui dolphins confirmed in Taranaki region

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 receives sustainable accreditation
29 Oct 2019   /

Dolphin Seafaris receives sustainable accreditation

Dolphin Seafaris has been awarded the Department of Conservation’s Sustainable Marine Mammal Actions in Recreation & Tourism accreditation.


Operators secure $800k for marine EVs
15 Oct 2019   / /

Operators secure $800k for marine EVs

Shotover Jet, Black Cat Cruises, and Explore Group are among the recipients of the govt cash.


Shark Experience: “Some people will never accept what we do”
14 Oct 2019  

Shark Experience: “Some people will never accept what we do”

The operator says it has missed out on around $500k in earnings but will be back in business on 1 December.


Tauranga’s Bay Explorer launches new marine tour
17 Sep 2019   /

Tauranga’s Bay Explorer launches new marine tour

Tauranga-based operator Bay Explorer has launched a new half-day tour showcasing the Bay of Plenty’s marine life.


Bay of Islands dolphin swimming banned, tours curtailed
27 Aug 2019  

Bay of Islands dolphin swimming banned, tours curtailed

Swimming with bottlenose dolphins in the Bay of Islands has been banned and viewings restricted for commercial operators under new Department of Conservation rules.


PGF invests $700k in maritime park
15 Aug 2019   /

PGF invests $700k in maritime park

The cash will go towards the first phase of Paeroa’s Historical Maritime Park Marine development.


“Gaping hole” in Govt plan threatens Hector’s eco-tourism – operator
24 Jul 2019  

“Gaping hole” in Govt plan threatens Hector’s eco-tourism – operator

A gap in protections for Hector’s dolphins could put more of them at risk, says an operator.


DOC calls on public to report sightings of rare southern right whales
27 Jun 2019   /

DOC calls on public to report sightings of rare southern right whales

The Department of Conservation is urging the public to report sightings of the southern right whale or tohorā.


Developer: Superyacht facility to help boost tourism spending
7 Feb 2019  

Developer: Superyacht facility to help boost tourism spending

A new marine refit facility at Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter is expected to generate “significant income” for NZ’s boating and tourism industries.


Watch: A call to protect the “$100m dolphin”
5 Dec 2018   /

Watch: A call to protect the “$100m dolphin”

Black Cat Cruises launches a campaign calling for a set net ban following the deaths of Hector’s dolphins.


Committee to help restore Hauraki Gulf health
23 Nov 2018  

Committee to help restore Hauraki Gulf health

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.


MP: Law can be changed to allow shark cage diving
6 Sep 2018   /

MP: Law can be changed to allow shark cage diving

The Wildlife Act can be amended to allow the tours off Stewart Island, says Sarah Dowie.


Shark cage diving operations at risk
5 Sep 2018  

Shark cage diving operations at risk

Stewart Island operators may have to stop providing the activity after a court ruled it an offence.  


Mystery deaths in Kaikōura whale population
31 Jul 2018   /

Mystery deaths in Kaikōura whale population

The deaths are the first ever recorded of identifiable individuals from the Kaikōura canyon population.