Kōrero: Dolphins

Dolphin at Marineland

Dolphin at Marineland

In many parts of the world oceanariums have fallen from favour. In May 2008 the New Zealand government rejected a petition asking that Napier’s Marineland be allowed to display captive dolphins after their last elderly common dolphin died. The last of Marineland’s dolphins, Kelly, died in September 2008.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Alastair McLean

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Gerard Hutching, 'Dolphins - Humans and dolphins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4688/dolphin-at-marineland (accessed 23 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Sep 2015