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Opo

Television (Full Length) – 1991

He was just a big smooth, friendly thing that sort of swam with us. I remember him feeling cool and firm, and not slimy...like a good quality beach toy.
– An interviewee who rode on Opo's back as a young girl
Dolphins are social animals ... it's extremely unusual then for a dolphin to be solitary like Opo was. I think she was a very lonely dolphin, and it looks to me as though something may go wrong in the dolphin's kin group, which leaves it alone. For some reason the rest of its pod was separated from it.
– Veteran diver Wade Doak
Welcome to Opononi - But Don't Try to Shoot our Gay Golphin
– Sign erected above Hokianga Harbour