Orca around Tiritiri Matangi Island

WOW! Orca spotted around bird sanctuary Tiritiri Matangi Island. The ferry to visit this beautiful island is only a short 10 minutes drive from us. “This group of around 10 orca was photographed near Tiritiri Matangi Island on September 20. They are not common in this area and seeing them was a bonus for Massey researchers who are studying the occurrence of bottlenose dolphins around the Hibiscus Coast. Photos, Kate Harder and Blair Outhwaite.” Local Community Newspaper Hibiscusmatters October 1, 2015

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Happy guests

Feeling very much appreciated! Our guests this weekend were so happy that after check-out they returned with flowers and a (very quickly disappearing) chocolate egg for Sem. Absolutely unnecessary of course, but very very much appreciated, thank you Dylan and Eve DSC03359