Edge Eco-system

19 February 2004 – The unique bird-life native to NZ and its surrounding islands is the subject of major articles in The Japan Times and The New York Times. The first, by a Japan-based natural historian, expresses wonder “that a handful of species have not only made it as visitors, but have set up home there, establishing longstanding populations,” while the latter addresses the remarkable effort on the part of NZ scientists and citizens to prevent the extinction of national icons such as the yellow-eyed penguin and kiwi.


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Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

In an opinion piece for the UK’s Guardian newspaper, former prime minister and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy Helen Clark explains why a ‘yes’ in next year’s referendum…