New Zealand whales: Hundreds refloat on high tide at Farewell Spit - BBC News

More than 200 whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand on Saturday have refloated themselves and returned to sea. But conservation officials have warned that they could still turn back to the beach at Farewell Spit, South Island. Earlier ...

People warned to stay away from beach following risk of exploding whales - New Zealand Herald

More than 400 whales beached themselves in a mass stranding at the sandspit at the northern end of Golden Bay on Thursday night. About 300 died but the surviving 100 were successfully refloated at high tide about lunchtime today. NZ Herald. By ...

Over 300 Pilot Whales Die on New Zealand Beach - Care2.com

Golden Bay, the northernmost tip of New Zealand's South Island, is a paradise of beautiful beaches and incredible sunsets, but on February 9 it became the site of a mass stranding of whales, one of the worst in living memory. Four hundred and sixteen ...

New Zealand whales: Hundreds more stranded despite volunteers forming human chain to save pod - The Independent

whale-stranded-nz.jpg A member of the public looks at the dead Pilot whales during a mass stranding at Farewell Spit on February 11, 2017. GETTY. A super-pod of 200 whales has become stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand - hours after volunteers ...