Fishing is our window into the underwater world of the Porirua Harbour. Recreational fishermen now find their catches are limited and scientists explore the local ecosystem.

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How did Ngati Toa share the bounty of the harbour with other iwi?

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How do rig locate food?

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What do we know about rig's feeding habits in the harbour?

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Do dolphins come into the harbour?

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How dangerous are stingray?

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How many species of fish are there in the harbour?

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January

Recreation

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February

Fishing

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March

Shags

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April

Pollution

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May

Tides

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June

Urban Catchment

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July

Pauatahanui Reserve

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August

Sediment

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September

Creatures Great & Small

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October

The Rural Catchment

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November

Industrial Catchment

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December

The Future

Episode information

Do dolphins come into the Harbour?

Yes, occasionally. See photos taken in November 2011 from this Flickr account.

What fish species have been recorded in the Harbour?

Historical data is available at www.gopi.org.nz/fish/.

What are the fishing rules and regulations?
What can I learn about the reclaimed land at Whitireia Polytechnic and the Porirua CBD?

The PCC website has some interesting historic photos.