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A southern right whale in Wellington Harbour is a sign that the species is recovering after being hunted nearly to extinction. Audio
Whales, dolphins, earthquakes and boats are some of the sounds that make the underwater world of Cook Strait a noisy place. Video, Audio
Within 200 years of settling the Chatham Islands, Moriori had hunted the local sea lion to extinction. What lessons can we learn from that? Audio
New Zealand sea lions are the rarest sea lion in the world. They face a number of threats, including disease, food limitation and by-catch in commercial fisheries - so which threat is most important?
After more than 30 years of studying the world's smallest dolphins Liz Slooten and Steve Dawson still enjoy getting out on the water to observe Hector's dolphins, writes Alison Ballance. Video, Audio, Gallery
A baby colossal squid, studying under-ice algae in Antarctica, New Zealand sea lions, and a better fishing trawl net. Video, Audio
Any injured marine mammals found in the wild are now likely to be put down after the final closure of Hawkes Bay's famed Marineland Park. Audio