Orca bring a bit of summer to Wellington as they swim around harbour video

Amy Henare 

A pod of orcas off Matiu/Somes Island in Wellington Harbour on Wednesday.

A pod of at least five orca cruised around Wellington Harbour on Wednesday morning.

Franziska Plimmer said she spotted a calf and adult orca just metres off Queens Wharf about 11am.

The pod, including what appeared to be a large male, were seen heading further out into harbour.

A boatie said the orca appeared to be chasing stingray in the harbour.
CRAIG ROBINSON

A boatie said the orca appeared to be chasing stingray in the harbour.

Niwa tweeted earlier to say a few orca had swum past their offices at Greta Point.

READ MORE: Orca and calf spotted near Island Bay in Wellington

Amy Henare filmed them swimming off Matiu/Somes Island.
 

Orca cruised around Wellington harbour on Wednesday morning.
Franziska Plimmer

Orca cruised around Wellington harbour on Wednesday morning.

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