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

Wright Family Foundation

Hype & Dexter

Giltrap Group

Honda Marine


Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life

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


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 videos!
Interviews with Experts
Hauraki Gulf
YOE adventures
Most common dolphin?
How does a dolphin move?
Why is plastic so bad for sea creatures?
Annoying species
Which amazing dolphin sense is your favorite?
Is anything scared of a dolphin?
Name the smallest penguin?
What is a habitat?
Riley rescues a turtle!
Meet the humpback whale
Does this important job surprise you?
Which is the easiest piece of rubbish to pick up?
How do you save a bird?
What does a dolphins sonar tell them?
Hope Stories - Revive our Gulf
Where do creatures poo in the ocean?
Which ocean job suits you best?
Riley explores a coral reef
Meet the striped marlin
Why get caught on a fishing line?
How do marine pests get to NZ
Riley swims with galapagos sharks
Learn to draw - Crayfish
Learn to Draw - Orca
Meet the bravest fish in the ocean!
Eudyptula, what?
What is a marine pest
Why shouldn’t we buy tortoiseshell?
Where do paddle crabs live?
Hope Stories - 1+A Day
Why is my dad scared of crabs?
How does a ray eat it’s food?
What is a gulf?
Riley finds where the baby fish live
What is a marine pest?
How many whales?
How much oxygen do sea plants produce?
Is that an underwater robot?
Learn to Draw - Bryde's Whale
What made this crazy thing?
Do dolphins drink water?
Should sharks be protected?
Breathing is tricky for a turtle
Riley searches for crayfish
What do turtles use their back flippers for?
What eats turtles?