13 Oct 2020

Young minke whale dies after getting stuck under Akl wharf

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 13 October 2020

A minke whale or pakaka died yesterday after getting stuck underneath a wharf in Auckland.

The four metre long juvenile got stuck near the Hobsonville Ferry Terminal.

Local iwi have blessed the whale and arrangements are being made for its removal.

Daren Grover, the general manager of marine mammal rescue charity Project Jonah, speaks to Susie Ferguson