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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Booker Prize Winner Keri Hulme Always a Storyteller

Booker Prize Winner Keri Hulme Always a Storyteller

Keri Hulme, the New Zealander whose 1984 novel The Bone People won the Man Booker Prize, has died at her home in Waimate, South Canterbury. She was 74. Hulme worked as…