What you can do

Keep your environment clean by carefully disposing of any rubbish in appropriate receptacle, plastic waste can be particularly hazardous when discarded near waterways or beaches.

Your sightings of dolphins can be reported to the 0800 DOC HOTline (0800 362 468). These are always of interest and help increase our knowledge of cetacean distribution and movements around New Zealand.

If you would like to help, listed below are some organisations and conservation groups that can provide assistance:

WWF International
Whale & Dolphin Conservation
Cetacean Society International
Oceanic Research Foundation