Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay places

Moko the dolphin, 2008

Moko the dolphin, 2008

Moko, a bottlenose dolphin, first started visiting Māhia Peninsula’s beaches and interacting with swimmers in March 2007. In 2008 it led two trapped pygmy sperm whales back out to sea after human intervention failed.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Wairoa Star

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay places - Māhia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24288/moko-the-dolphin-2008 (accessed 9 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Nov 2015