Surge in whale strandings in November 2018

Ninety Mile beach

10 rare pygmy whales

stranded

Whangārei

Auckland

South Taranaki beach

11 whales washed

up in May 2018

Wellington

Chatham

Islands

Tasman Sea

Christchurch

51 whales

stranded

and died

New Zealand

Dunedin

Stewart Island

140 pilot whales

beached and died

300 km

300 miles

Ninety Mile beach

10 rare pygmy whales

stranded

Whangārei

Pacific Ocean

Auckland

South Taranaki beach

11 whales washed

up in May 2018

Wellington

Tasman Sea

Christchurch

New Zealand

Chatham

Islands

Dunedin

Stewart Island

51 whales

stranded

and died

140 pilot whales

beached and died

300 km

300 miles