Terry Hardie

Terry Hardie is the chief field researcher for the New Zealand-based Orca Research Trust, which works to protect orca and their habitat through conservation, education and scientific research.

He is also a co-founder of the Free Morgan Foundation, which works to raise awareness of the plight of the killer whale Morgan as she is used commercially at the entertainment theme park Loro Parque, in Spain.

With his background in computer sciences, Terry was the founder of one of the first publicly-accessible email companies in New Zealand. His skills in the electronic/IT arena make him a valuable asset to a number of orca research projects.