23 Feb 2021

Whales re-strand on Farewell Spit

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 23 February 2021

A pod of whales have re-stranded at Farewell Spit.

The Department of Conservation said 28 of the whales are alive, and a group is working to re-float them. High tide was at 8am.

Local DOC ranger, Andrew Lamason, was at the base of Farewell Spit co-ordinating the operation.

He spoke to Corin Dann.