Fly over farms

Workers repair an oyster farm damaged by a storm in the shallow upper reaches of Porotu Arm.

Produced by New Zealand Geographic

While the structures in the marine environment are significant, studies suggest that oyster farms create only modest sediment and have few negative effects on the surrounding environment. They may actually be beneficial roosting sites for wading birds.

Episodes From This Location

Hooking up a feed

1 minute / 2018

Inbound invasives

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Gone fishing

1 minute / 2018

Farmers in training

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Fly over farms

1 minute / 2018

Daycare for fish

1 minute / 2018

The Bar

1 minute / 2018

Fish with Nick

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Fly over Kokota Spit

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Forests in the sea

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Glide over eagle rays

1 minute / 2018