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Takahē are one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s conservation success stories. Now new research has shed light on their evolutionary history. Oscar Thomas

Humans, rats and dogs pushed the takahē into Fiordland – new genetic research maps its dramatic journey

Examining the DNA of the takahē has upended long-held beliefs about how the flightless bird ended up on the southwestern tip of New Zealand. This new knowledge can help future conservation efforts.
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Is assisted dying available equally to all in NZ? Questions next year’s review of the law must answer

Two years after the law came into force, just 40% of the 1,441 New Zealanders who applied for an assisted death were able to have one. Next year’s review has important questions to answer.

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