2015 media releases



DOC asks for reports of dead whales in Nelson bays

Date:  18 February 2015
The Department of Conservation says dead whales from last weekend’s mass pilot whale stranding on Farewell Spit have been secured but not all the whales have been accounted for and whale bodies could wash up in Golden and Tasman bays.

Pilot whales stranded on Farewell Spit

Date:  13 February 2015
198 pilot whales have been stranded on Farewell Spit.