Advocating for Whales

Rawiri Paratene, a trustee for South Pacific Whale Research Group Consortium, talks about his first encounter with a whale “eye to eye”.

Recorded in February 2008, as part of the Whales Tohorā exhibition.

Whales Tohorā – find out more

Image: Gray's Beaked Whale, Mesoplodon grayi von Haast, 1876, collected 22 Dec 1996, Te Kopi - Palisser Bay, South Wairarapa, New Zealand. CC BY-NC-ND licence. Te Papa (MM002596/1)

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