We participated in World Animal Day in Auckland and our chair Christine Rose gave a speech. You can watch the video here and here is the text: Kia ora tatou. Thanks for being here today, on this special occasion where we remember the endangered animals of the world, and seek blessings for them all.
It’s wonderful to share the world – and today’s event, with non-human, and human animals.
To think of orang-utans, zebras, narwhals, and polar bears! Think of your favourite ani
We participiated in a hikoi that wound up on Queen St. on September 30th! You can read more here.Seismic testing is very dangerous for all forms of sea life, but escpeically cetaceans. #mauisdolphins #oildrilling #video
We had a lovely campaign launch at Lush on Queen St. in Auckland! Be sure to stop by any Lush store and sign the petition to save the last 55 Maui's dolphins, and get some lovely Lush Charity Pots and Sea Vegetable soaps to contribute to the cause. MHDEA committee member Samantha Green took some great photos of the event - view them here! https://www.facebook.com/mjs.green/posts/977526395606093 #mauisdolphins #lushcampaign
Our group's AGM is this upcoming Monday, August 18th, 7.30 at the Kumeu Arts Centre, for Chair and Treasurer's reports, election of officers and some planning for the year ahead. Even if you can't be there in person, we can skype you in (technology willing!), or accept your apologies. If you're interesting in helping with admin, or being involved in the running of our organisation, let us know. Dolphin Defenders of the world, unite!! #agm #mauisdolphins
OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER, MINISTERS SMITH (CONSERVATION), BRIDGES (ENERGY) AND GUY (PRIMARY INDUSTRIES)
Concerned citizens of New Zealand and the World call on your Government to remove human threats from Maui’s dolphins’ habitat.
Maui’s dolphins are the world’s rarest, smallest and loveliest of all marine dolphins and are found only in New Zealand’s inshore waters. Maui’s are down to around the last 55 individuals. This is a tragic and negative reflec