The Gannets arrive at this time of year to choose their nest site and catch up with their "special mate".
Posted on 21 August 2013Tags: gannet farewell spit golden bay colony
Just recieved a text from the folk on the Spit today that they have seen our first arrivals from Alaska for this season.
Posted by Paddy on 29 November 2012Tags: golden bay godwits farewell spit
About 30 Pilot Whales stranded on the Golden Bay side of the Spit just before lunchtime today.
Posted by Paddy on 5 November 2012Tags: golden bay whale stranding farewell spit
We found the contents of a barrel washed up on the ocean beach not far from the Lighthouse at the end of Farewell Spit.
Posted by Paddy on 24 August 2012Tags: ship sinking golden bay farewell spit
A few days ago I took some friends on a quick visit to the Spit. Along the way we collected flotsam that had washed up.
Posted by Paddy on 8 August 2012Tags: birthday flotsam