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Farewell Spit Web Cam

What's the weather like out on Farewell Spit today? You can check it out here - any day of the week.

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Posted by Sue Farley on 27 June 2016

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The Gannets arrive at this time of year to choose their nest site and catch up with their "special mate".

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Posted on 21 August 2013

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Godwits Just Arrived on Farewell Spit

Just recieved a text from the folk on the Spit today that they have seen our first arrivals from Alaska for this season.

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Posted by Paddy on 29 November 2012

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Whales Strand on Farewell Spit

About 30 Pilot Whales stranded on the Golden Bay side of the Spit just before lunchtime today.

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Posted by Paddy on 5 November 2012

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Ship sinks off Farewell Spit, cargo washes up 95 years later.

We found the contents of a barrel washed up on the ocean beach not far from the Lighthouse at the end of Farewell Spit.

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Posted by Paddy on 24 August 2012

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