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New Species Named After Māori Whale Expert

Dr Emma Carroll shares the story of indigenous & western science collaboration that led to the discovery of a new whale species
Oct. 28, 2021
Kuaka Mārangaranga

Ancient Practice of Whale Flensing

"By naming you, we're giving you a second life", Hori Parata talks about the spiritual & physical processes of whale flensing
July 17, 2020
Haukāinga

Te Tohorā Me Te Kauri

The relationship of the Tohorā (whale) and the Kauri
Sept. 1, 2018
Haukāinga

When a Whale Strands

Have you ever wondered what you should do if you came across a stranded whale or other sea mammal?
Feb. 16, 2020
Haukāinga

Tohoraha Stranded off the coast of Ninety Mile Beach.

Te Waimoho, Flencing at Te Oneroa-A-Tohe Hukatere Te Aupouri. Part 1.Grapic images may disturb younger audience.
Dec. 8, 2014
Haukāinga Archives

Historical Whale Strandings

Waitai Petera take us down memory lane & shares how his tūpuna handled stranded whales
Nov. 27, 2018
Kuaka Mārangaranga

Dangers of Illegally Butchering Tohora

Tohoraha are continuously being illegally butchered for their prized jaws and teeth.
Aug. 22, 2019
Haukāinga

Rāmari's Beaked Whale - New Species Named After Wahine Māori

A whale species confirmed as new by the International Scientific Community has been named after tohunga tohorā, Rāmari Stewart
April 25, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Prized Resources of the Tohorā

The tohorā (whale) is so rich in resources they were hunted nearly to extinction. What are some of these resources?
Sept. 11, 2018
Haukāinga

Tohorā i ū mai ki uta

Haami speaks about the whale strandings on Far North beaches
Dec. 3, 2018
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Tohora Stranded off the coast of Ninety Mile Beach. Part 2.

The final stages of flencing Te Waimoho, the name given to the tohora (whale) at Hukatere.
Dec. 8, 2014
Haukāinga Archives

Sperm Whale washed up on Ninety Mile Beach

Heta Conrad discusses the many whales that keep washing up on our sand from the ocean
Jan. 13, 2020
Taumatahanga

The Whale Stranding and Iron Māori 2018

Haami Piripi gives an overview of the whales and health of our ocean and his support to participants in the Iron Māori
Nov. 30, 2018
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Stranding of whales

Maanu Paul talks about his experience with whale strandings and he questions the wellbeing of the ocean
Nov. 27, 2018
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Resting Place for the Stranded Whales

Tangaroa Ngaropo shares history on the significance of whale strandings & decision-making of hapū
Dec. 4, 2018
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Flensing at Tokerau Beach

Peter Kitchen talks about the whale flensing he, Hori Parata & Tohe Ashby completed at Tokerau Beach
Nov. 27, 2018
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Te Hiku community effort brings hope to Pygmy whale refloat

It was a scene of both sadness and happiness, as eight pygmy killer whales were refloated at Rarawa Beach today.
Nov. 27, 2018
Haukāinga

12 Rare Pygmy Orca Whales Stranded on 90 Mile Beach

2 of the rare whales have passed away but whānau and iwi are tirelessly working to keep the remaining whales alive.
Nov. 26, 2018
Haukāinga

Whale Bones Gifted for Kauri Dieback Rongoā

Rongoā expert, Tohe Ashby says Taranaki iwi gifted kōiwi for ointment used on the trunks of kauri trees to cure kauri dieback
March 30, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Te Rongoa mo te Kauri

Tohe Ashby tells us about the success they have had using Whale oil to revitalize the Kauri
Nov. 29, 2018
Taumatahanga

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