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October, 2018

  • 2 October

    Māui’s dolphin found dead on a beach at Te Akau

    A suspected Māui’s dolphin has been found dead at near Te Akau on the west coast, 20 kilometres north of Raglan. A recent estimate of the Māui dolphin population indicated that there are 57-75 individuals over one year of age.  

  • 2 October

    Trapped dolphins die in Typhoon Trami

    As reported by Japanese media, “amongst the four dead, at least one dolphin perished from respiratory failure. The other three died of unspecified injuries. Others may have been injured as well.  

September, 2018