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Monthly Archives: March 2024

Are Hector’s Dolphins Endangered?

In the wake of the recent SailGP event held in Lyttelton, a critical conversation has emerged regarding the intersection of human activities and marine conservation. Following the cancellation of racing this past Saturday due to the sighting of Hector’s Dolphin in their home territory, Lyttelton Harbour, also known as the race course, the dolphins have found themselves at the heart of a heated controversy.

My Quail Island Easter Egg Hunt Adventure

Easter last year was different. On a whim, my partner and I decided to ditch the usual low-key Easter Sunday for something a bit more adventurous – the Quail Island Easter Egg Hunt, organised by Black Cat Cruises. Little did I know, it was going to be a day packed with laughter, a bit of legwork, and lots of chocolate.