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Wartime sinking of liner now huge threat to gulf

In the midwinter of 1940, the Royal Mail Ship Niagara carrying eight tonnes of South African gold bullion departed Auckland on the second leg...

Fishing impacts on seabird numbers

Red billed gulls are now as endangered as New Zealand dotterels with numbers plummeting in the Hauraki Gulf. The gulls used to breed in “huge...