This story is part of Re:’s Oceans Week, where we talk rāhui, diving, sunblock and more. See the rest of our Oceans Week stories here.

More New Zealanders are injured every year by alpacas and rabbits than by sharks, according to ACC. 

Sharks have a bad rap in the public eye. This video explains why they aren't as scary as they first may seem. 

Re: first published this story on November 29, 2021. It was republished on September 2, 2022. 

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