Good Place To Be a Girl

New Zealand is the best place in the Commonwealth to be born a girl, according to a study undertaken by Plan International and the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS). New Zealand took the top spot in the 54-country ranking, followed by Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica and Seychelles. The study was based on eight factors including life expectancy, education, political participation, sport and pay equality, where New Zealand women earn 72 per cent of what men earn.


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Natural History Museum Returns Moriori Remains

Natural History Museum Returns Moriori Remains

London’s Natural History Museum has returned 111 Kōimi T’chakat Moriori (Moriori skeletal remains) to New Zealand, as part of the largest single repatriation of such remains to date. The remains of the…