Humpbacks visit Northland

Orca Research Trust volunteers Walter and Silvia Streit captured these amazing images of humpback whales off Northland's east coast on Monday as they swam from Tutukaka to north of the Bay of Islands. Marine mammal expert Ingrid Visser says at this time of year humpbacks pass New Zealand on their annual migration from the Southern Ocean to their breeding grounds in the South Pacific. Call 0800 SEE ORCA to report any sightings of orca or other marine mammals.