November 21, 2018

Kaikoura's giant squid heads to aquarium

A gift straight from the sea gods for Kaikoura’s Marine Centre and Aquarium.

They now have a 150 kilo giant squid in their freezer.

The creature was spotted floating near Shark’s Tooth point in South Bay yesterday – Christchurch’s Jack Osikai towed it ashore behind his boat.

It ended up being taken to the aquarium – much to the delight of owner Megan Bosch.

“As soon as we got it, I tipped it out onto some plastic, put some umbrellas over it, and layed it right out so the kids and the people can come along and touch it and smell it, and