Wednesday, 19 July 2017
WLJ - Day 4 Whale Rider Activity 2
This movie is about a girl called Paikea. Her granddad didn't like her because she was a girl. She wanted to prove she can be the chief and the leader. Paikea wanted to ride on a whale like her ancestor. This movie was filmed in New Zealand and won lots of awards.
Hector’s dolphins are a very special native animal found only in New Zealand. They are the smallest dolphin in the world measuring 1.5 metres long and they are quite rare. Sadly, many Hector’s dolphins are killed every year when they get caught in large fishing nets and can’t escape. Some people have argued that fishermen shouldn’t be allowed to fish in Farewell Spit in order to protect the dolphins living there. What do you think? On your blog, tell us whether you think that fishing in Farewell Spit should be banned (stopped).
I think fishermen can still fish but use a fishing rod not a net because if you use a net the dolphins will get stuck and die.