Looking Out For Archey

Archey’s frog, which is found on the Coromandel peninsula and in Whareorino Forest, finds itself on the full list of the planet’s 100 most endangered animals, as compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Zoological Society of London. The population size is unknown and the frog’s primary threats are Chytridiomycosis, an infectious disease of amphibians, and predation by invasive species.


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New Zealanders Overseas Talk Being Behind Borders

New Zealanders Overseas Talk Being Behind Borders

When Jacinda Ardern closed New Zealand’s borders, chasing a zero-Covid policy, many New Zealanders were effectively locked out of their own country, Molly Codyre writes, having interviewed “those left behind” for an article…