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  1. Video for New whale species gifted name of Mātauranga Māori whale expert
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    New whale species gifted name of Mātauranga Māori whale expert

    Whales are usually named after men, particularly western scientists but that tradition is about to change, as a newly discovered species of whale will carry an Indigenous Māori women’s name.

  2. Video for Three sperm whale carcasses to be recovered in Northland
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    Three sperm whale carcasses to be recovered in Northland

    An operation is underway to salvage the jaws and blubber of three beached Paraoa. 

  3. Video for Māori-owned Whale Watch Kaikōura rescued - $1.5m lifeline
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    Māori-owned Whale Watch Kaikōura rescued- $1.5m lifeline

    The business has been in survival mode since Covid-19 hit.

  4. Video for Whale Watch Kaikoura back to survival mode due to COVID-19
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    Whale Watch Kaikoura back to survival mode due to COVID-19

    General manager Kauahi Ngapora says the business usually has around 800 customers a day visiting, but that number has gone down to zero.

  5. Video for Ngāti Wai prepare to remove dead whale from Whananaki beach
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    Ngāti Wai prepare to remove dead whale from Whananaki beach

    The Department of Conservation was first made aware of the Gray's Beaked whale about six metres long found stranded north of Whananaki around 7.30am this morning.

  6. Video for Four dead whales laid to rest
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    Four dead whales laid to rest

    WARNING: The following footage contains Graphic Images. Viewers Discretion is advised. Patuharakeke locals with Massey University scientists gathered to prepare the four whales that stranded in their rohe for internment and burial.  

  7. Video for Four whales dead after stranding south of Whangārei
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    Four whales dead after stranding south of Whangārei

    Four pilot whales have died after stranding themselves on Uretiti Beach near Ruakaka, south of Whangārei.

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    Whale Watch Kaikoura dive in for the win at Matariki Awards

    The Māori owned business won two awards at the Matariki Awards, including the top Supreme Award.

  9. Video for NIWA Scientists to head to Antarctica to research Ross Sea
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    NIWA Scientists to head to Antarctica to research Ross Sea

    A group of NIWA scientists leave for Antarctica tomorrow on-board research vessel Tangaroa for a voyage of discovery. The team will explore the newly created Ross Sea Marine Protected Area, the largest in the world.

  10. Video for Two rare pygmy killer whales euthanised at Rārawa Beach
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    Two rare pygmy killer whales euthanised at Rārawa Beach

    Two rare pygmy killer whales have been euthanised by iwi and the Department of Conservation at Rārawa Beach in the Far North.

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