Story: Whales

Saving stranded whales

This television footage shows locals of Katherine Bay, Great Barrier Island, attempting to save about 200 stranded pilot whales in August 1985. With the help of Ministry of Fisheries staff, 130 of them were refloated.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Whales - Strandings: whales and dolphins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006