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Radio New Zealand
Scientists seek 'dolphin-eye view' off Kaikōura coast
Radio New Zealand
Australian scientists have contributed to a world-first study using cameras mounted on wild dolphins off the coast of Kaikōura in New Zealand. Scientists have been able to get a glimpse into the life of dolphins in the wild, thanks to cameras mounted ...

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 22 Feb 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Watch: Enormous playful Kaikoura orcas surround jet skiers in encounter of lifetime
TVNZ
Watch: Enormous playful Kaikoura orcas surround jet skiers in encounter of lifetime. share. Source: Facebook. A playful pod of orcas have been captured swimming just metres from excited jet skiers off the Kaikoura coast. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current ...
Huge pod of orca delights jet-skiers off the Kaikoura coastStuff.co.nz

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 22 Feb 2017 
NZDF Surveys Kaikoura's Sea Floor
Scoop.co.nz
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent eight hydrographers to Kaikoura to survey its sea floor and map the shifts caused by last November's 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Lieutenant Commander Philip Davies, who leads the Military Hydrographic ...

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 22 Feb 2017 

Marlborough Express
OPINION: Kaikoura shellfish and seaweed ban must be kept
Marlborough Express
Our message is simple. Do it. The closed area runs from the Conway River to Marfells beach and we are asking MPI to keep this section of the coast under the ban through to November 20. This is our first priority and every paua diver in Kaikoura is on ...
Jason Ruawai: Govt extends shell fishery closure along Kaikoura coastNewstalk ZB
Kaikoura paua closure to be extendedScoop.co.nz (press release)
Kaikoura paua ban extended after 20 per cent of habitat lost after earthquakeTVNZ
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 22 Feb 2017 

Marlborough Express
Shop owner in Kaikoura stressed, exhausted over lack of council records
Marlborough Express
A council fire is being blamed for adding to the stress of a shop owner in Kaikoura who is desperate to find out the age of her building. Penny Betts, who owns Gecko Gearz in Kaikoura's West End said she was appealing for any information which could ...

 22 Feb 2017 

Marlborough Express
Gardening, walking and bridge the secrets to a long and happy life
Marlborough Express
The 93-year-old still lives in her Kaikoura peninsula house which her husband built in 1972, on the grounds of Dempsey's Cottage which the couple purchased four years previously. As well as stunning views of the ocean and Seaward Kaikoura mountain ...

 22 Feb 2017 

Marlborough Express
Air Kaikoura busy with new service connecting the two ends of the district
Marlborough Express
The distance between Clarence and Kaikoura has felt enormous since the November earthquake but a new flight path is helping link the communities. Air Kaikoura set up the service, flying between Kaikoura and Parikawa, on December 4 and it is proving ...

 22 Feb 2017 

Marlborough Express
Reward system incentive for Kaikoura residents to do the right thing by recycling
Marlborough Express
Innovative Waste staff have started issuing stickers in a bid to improve efficiency in the weekly recycling collection. Ed Wardle, left, and Nigel Wiseman. Kaikoura residents who get their recycling right are getting a pat on the back from the street ...

 22 Feb 2017 
NZTA and DOC teaming up to protect east coast fur seals north of Kaikoura
Voxy
The NZ Transport Agency is teaming up with the Department of Conservation (DOC) to ensure that the native fur seal breeding colony at Ohau Point is protected while work is undertaken to clear slips and restore the coastal Kaikoura road and rail corridor.

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 22 Feb 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Kaikōura kaimoana ban extended
Radio New Zealand
The closure was triggered by the Kaikōura earthquake in November, which lifted parts of the seabed by up to four metres, exposing thousands of pāua and other sealife to dehydration. The current ban expires today, but the Minister for Primary Industries ...

 20 Feb 2017 

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