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Teaching whale rescue in Tonga

We’re helping save whales in the South Pacific by funding workshops that teach how to free them safely from fishing gear. The ocean can become a death trap for sea animals A staggering 640,000 tonnes of abandoned fishing gear is left in our oceans each year, injuring and killing hundreds of thousands of sea animals […]

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NZ opposes South Korean whaling proposal

Foreign Minister Murray McCully says the Korean announcement of an intention to commence a so-called scientific whaling programme in the North West Pacific is “a serious setback for those who are committed to conservation of the species”. Mr McCully says he hopes Korea will carefully consider the concerns of countries like New Zealand before making […]

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