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

Whakatupu Aotearoa Foundation

McPike-Zima Charitable 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
Love Our Sea song for ECEs
Top tips on saving our oceans
Is the fur seal just a dog that swims really well?
Where did all the kelp go?
What is it like to save an orca?
How to hide in plain sight
Is anything scared of a dolphin?
How can blind dolphins catch fish?
Stop plastic!
What are threats to seabirds?
What food would a turtle serve you at dinner?
Where do creatures poo in the ocean?
Pāua, Kina & Rāhui
Learn to Draw - Octopus
Rochelle Constantine answers our questions
Why is plastic so bad for sea creatures?
Learn to Draw - Bryde's Whale
Riley swims with galapagos sharks
What is a habitat?
Hope Stories - Revive our Gulf
Why do we call this a meatball?
Riley's amazing orca discovery
What do seabirds do?
Dr Siouxsie Wiles answers our questions
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke answer our questions
Goat Island
Sharks - super fast swimmers
What is an apex predator?
How does a dolphin move?
Should sharks be protected?
A swimming crab, WHAT?
Islands in the Hauraki Gulf
What do turtles use their back flippers for?
Meet the humpback whale
Learn to Draw - Māui Dolphin
What sea animal eats like a cow?
What eats turtles?
Ways to use less plastic
Riley goes whale watching
Clarke Gayford answers our questions
Learn to Draw - Bronze Whaler
What is a marine pest
What is a habitat?
Is that an underwater robot?
Breathing is tricky for a turtle
Are sharks bones made from noses?