International researchers, including University of Otago
zoologist Prof Phil Seddon, have highlighted the
effectiveness of New Zealand moves to save endangered species
by protecting them on predator-free offshore islands.
Internationally respected ocean chemist Prof Peter Croot, who
is now based in Ireland, has vivid memories of seasickness as
a University of Otago PhD student aboard a research vessel
jostling through morning swells at Taiaroa Head.