Kaiwhekea Katiki-saurus

A new species of dinosaur has been discovered on a North Otago beach. The 70 million year old fossil is believed to be a type of plesiosaur – a giant, swimming reptile resembling “a snake threaded through the body of a turtle.” The newly discovered version has been named Kaiwhekea Kaitiki by Otago University’s Ewan Fordyce and Arthur Cruickshank from Leicester Museum.


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Supreme Court Rules Voting Age of 18 is Discriminatory

Supreme Court Rules Voting Age of 18 is Discriminatory

New Zealand’s Supreme Court has ruled that the country’s current voting age of 18 is discriminatory, meaning parliament must discuss whether it should be lowered, Alys Davies reports for the BBC. The…