Introduction

15 incidents were reported from 1 August 2011 to 31 July 2012. Pathology reports are available.

Hector's and Māui incidents 1 August 2011 – 31 July 2012

Occurence IDDate Date DOC notified Sex Age class Location Popn1 Encounter type Necropsy statusPossible cause of death Pathology report
1435 17/10/2011   Female Adult Matau Branch, Clutha River mouth, Otago ECSI Beachcast Complete 1.Disseminated toxoplasmosis
2. Blunt head trauma
17/10/11 (PDF, 34K) 
1436 26/10/2011   Female Adult Manukau Harbour, Auckland WCNI Beachcast Complete Open pending further tests 26/10/11 (PDF, 37K) 
1437 02/01/2012   Female Unknown Off the coast of Mt Egmont, Taranaki WCNI Entanglement None -body not recovered Known bycatch in commercial set net NA
1438 03/02/2012   Male Adult Waimakariri River mouth
ECSI Beachcast Complete Likely pneumonia (unknown cause)
03/02/12 (PDF, 32K) 
1439 22/02/2012   Unknown Adult 2 km north of Kairaki Beach, North Canterbury ECSI Entangled on shore Complete Probable bycatch 22/02/12 H214 (PDF, 13K) 
1439 22/02/2012   Unknown Unknown 2 km north of Kairaki Beach, North Canterbury ECSI Entangled on shore Complete Probable bycatch 22/02/12 H215 (PDF, 13K) 
1441 07/03/2012   Female Neonate Spencer Park, Christchurch ECSI Beachcast Complete Maternal separation 07/03/12 (PDF, 31K) 
1442 23/03/2012   Female Adult Hokitika River mouth, Hokitika WCSI Beachcast Complete Open pending further tests 23/03/12 (PDF, 30K) 
1443 26/03/2012   Female Neonate Coal Point, Kaitangata ECSI Beachcast Complete Likely maternal separation 26/03/12 (PDF, 30K) 
1444 27/03/2012   Female Unknown 1 km south of Spencer Park ECSI Beachcast Complete Open pending further tests 27/03/12 (PDF, 29K) 
1445 12/04/2012   Unknown Unknown Taumutu, Kaitorete Spit, Canterbury  ECSI Beachcast None Too decomposed NA
1446 12/04/2012   Unknown Unknown Gullivers Road, past Taumutu ECSI Beachcast None Too decomposed NA
1447 25/04/2012   Male Adult Kina Road, Opunake, Taranaki WCNI Beachcast Complete Natural (a host of health issues) 24/04/12 (PDF, 14K) 
1448 21/05/2012 21/05/2012 Unknown Unknown old Head, Hokitika, West Coast WCSI Beachcast None Unknown - skeletal remains only  NA
1449 19/04/2012 21/06/2012 Unknown Unknown 1.6nm from shore, south of Hokitika WCSI Entangled None Known bycatch in commercial set net  NA

1) Population key:

  • WCSI - West Coast South Island
  • ECSI - East Coast South Island
  • SCSI - South Coast South Island
  • WCNI - West Coast North Island

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