Volunteers rescue a whale
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'Hopes are high' to save remaining NZ whales

Hopes are high that over 60 stranded pilot whales have survived after they were refloated by whale conservation workers and volunteers.

140 whales died after stranding themselves on Farewell spit on the south island of New Zealand.

Volunteers kept the remaining whales cool and watered until high tide when they were able to refloat them.

The BBC's Paul Clark reports.

  • 15 Feb 2015
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