NZ Reporting

The Department of Conservation (DOC), often in association with local Maori, has the statutory responsibility for managing cetacean stranding events, and maintains a comprehensive coverage of the New Zealand coastline through its area offices, field centres and local networks.

Theme
Date Start
Status
Active
Summary/Text

All stranding events are reported to the Department of Conservation, which maintains a national georeferenced stranding database (1846-2012).

Url
https://www.doc.govt.nz/nature/native-animals/marine-mammals/marine-mammal-strandings/
Profile
https://wwhandbook.iwc.int/en/country-profiles/new-zealand
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