* Rakiura, pronounced "Rah-key-ooh-rah" Stewart Island
US travel blogger Liz Carlson was among a group of hikers on Stewart Island
that found the whales and she described her frustration at being unable to help the huge sea creatures.
[New Zealand], Nov 26 ( ANI ): Around 145 pilot whales have died in New Zealand in the latest stranding on a beach on Stewart Island
, also know as Rakiura, is home to around 380 people.
The pilot whales were beached in two pods about 2km (1.2 miles) apart on a remote beach on Rakiura or Stewart Island
off the coast of South Island.
A Stewart Island
operations manager for the DOC, Ren Leppens, said that the remote location and condition of the surviving whales made it impossible to save them.
Consequently, after the Endeavour finished circumnavigating New Zealand in March 1770, Cook decided to conceal his discovery of Foveaux Strait and the insularity of Stewart Island
by censoring his own records of the country.
Above us, parrot-like kaka birds A feed on the red flowers of a rata tree, while below, a Stewart Island
robin hops on the ground to mimic rain and lure out worms.
"She was a little bit late, hence I missed her, so she'll have to work on that, but apart from that it's fantastic news for both of them, so I'm thrilled." The second and third day of the New Zealand trip saw Harry stay on Stewart Island
, a remote community with just 380 residents.
He spent the evening at the only pub on Stewart Island
- a remote community with 380 residents - and enjoyed a quiz with locals.
Speaking on the remote Stewart Island
off the coast of New Zealand, the prince said he missed the coverage of the birth of Princess Charlotte because he was on duty with the Australian military but was looking forward to meeting her and holding her.
He accepted a cuddly Kiwi toy for the princess in Wellington as he began his week-long tour, which continues on Stewart Island