We are incredibly grateful for all the amazing partners we have. We couldn't do this without you!

NZ on Air  NZ On Air

Greenstone TV  Greenstone TV

Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation  The Bobby Stafford-Bush Foundation

G.I.F.T. Fund

 

Dr Rochelle Constantine, University of Auckland

Dr Nan Hauser, Cook Islands Whale Research

Dr Ingrid Visser, Orca Research Trust

Dr Dan Godoy, Lecturer Massey University

Kimoro Taiepa, Lead Tutor Maori Arts Education

Te Wānanga O Aotearoa

AUT

Auckland Zoo

Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium

Woodlands Park School. With special thanks to Liz Manley, Helen Emson and Room 12, Kit McIntyre and Room 5, Andy Boyd and Room 6

Avondale Primary School. With special thanks to Greg Chalmers, Va'ai Sililoto,  Joanne Corcoran, Stacey Brown, and Vicki Billing

Elaine Whitworth, Biology Teacher Unitec Institute of Technology

Vashti Tymkin, Teacher Westmere School

Laureline Meynier, Lecturer Massey University

Native Audio

Alex Mitchell, colour grading

Matt Draper, additional footage

 

With thanks to the project team:

  • Visionary and underwater cameraman: Steve Hathaway

  • Talent and voice over: Riley Hathaway

  • Project manager: Jani Alexander

  • Content producer and product owner: Reuben Pollock

  • Technical lead and development: Axel Busch, xlvisuals

  • User experience research and design: Liz Busch, xlvisuals

  • Graphic and creative design: Rees Morley, Morley Design Group

New!
Stop plastic!
Māui dolphin
Looking for a tiny dolphin
New!
Crazy plastic journey
New!
Seabirds and whales!
Māui dolphin
Riley's big Māui dolphin adventure
New!
Catch fish not birds
Māui dolphin
Threats to Māui dolphins
Māui dolphin
Where do Māui dolphins live?
Te reo!
Te haerenga wawau o te kirihou
Te reo!
Hopukina he ika, kaua ko te manu.
Te reo!
Ngā manu o te moana me ngā tohorā!
Te reo!
Whakamutua te whakamahi kirihou
Why is plastic so bad for sea creatures?
What is an apex predator?
Can you hold your breath longer than a fur seal?
Why do orca end up stuck on the beach?
What eats turtles?
How do rays breathe underwater?
Riley swims with galapagos sharks
What is orca chocolate?
What is this creature?
Riley confronts a big fear
Whose skull am I holding?
What's so special about turtle shells?
How do you clean a dirty ocean?
Whales can’t tell the difference between ...?
Is anything scared of a dolphin?
Meet the loggerhead turtle
How Dad saved a dolphin!
What is it like to save an orca?
What is a food chain?
Who can set up a marine park?
Which fish's poo makes sand?
What are zooplankton?
Riley's amazing ray adventure
Which habitat would you rather live in?
Riley finds where the baby fish live
How does a dolphin move?
Riley rescues a turtle!
Where did all the kelp go?
What do turtles use their back flippers for?
Fish Dad jokes #1
What is a habitat?
Mussels do what to the water?
Where do common dolphins call home?
Top tips on saving our oceans
Riley searches for crayfish
Riley's cool turtle encounter
Riley explores a marine park
Riley explores a coral reef
Riley searches for sharks
Where do whales and dolphins hang out?
Are shipwrecks good or bad?
Kelp, help!
Can you find the triplefin all over NZ?
If you were a turtle, would you rather ...