When ‘Whale Rider’ finishes, you and your tour group enjoy a delicious meal in downtown Nelson before heading back to your hotel. You need to go to bed early because you have to get up at 4:30 a.m. the next morning to travel back to Farewell Spit to see a group (pod) of Hector’s Dolphins. It is going to be an early morning!
Bonus Activity: Hector’s dolphins are a very special native animal found only in New Zealand. They are the smallest dolphin in the world measuring 1.5 metres long and they are quite rare. Sadly, many Hector’s dolphins are killed every year when they get caught in large fishing nets and can’t escape. Some people have argued that fishermen shouldn’t be allowed to fish in Farewell Spit in order to protect the dolphins living there. What do you think? On your blog, tell us whether you think that fishing in Farewell Spit should be banned (stopped).
Yes I agree! I think that fishing in Farewell spit should be BANNED! These poor animals are native to New Zealand and we don't want less native animals in New Zealand. What if they've just given born to a brand new dolphin and all of a sudden local people catch it and the dolphin is gone to soon! That would be really sad. We should look after our animals and keep our animals healthy! TO ALL FISHERMAN'S OUT THERE PLEASE DON'T FISH IN FAREWELL SPIT ANYMORE!!!!