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Dead whale on Farewell Spit - 7.30am - 21 Jan

7.30am

DOC rangers have found one dead whale on Farewell Spit this morning and are still checking the beaches in the area for any sign of the other 45 pilot whales refloated off Puponga yesterday in Golden Bay.  

We should know the outcome of that search after 8am.

When rescuers left the Farewell Spit area late yesterday the whales had been milling in shallow water offshore from the Spit for several hours.  

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