23 Feb 2021

Whales restrand at Farewell Spit

From Midday Report, 12:48 pm on 23 February 2021

Rescuers are still attempting to refloat a pod of aboout 30 pilot whales, that re-stranded at Farewell Spit this morning.

Pilot whales being refloated from the base of Farewell Spit in Golden Bay on Monday 22 February.

Photo: Project Jonah

The whales were initially re-floated last night, but were found back on the beach early today.

The General Manager of Project Jonah, Daren Grover, spoke to Māni Dunlop from Farewell Spit