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Rediscovering the takahē
Issue 494 23rd May 2014
A Lazarus species is one that is presumed to be extinct and then reappears. One example is the takahē; thought to have died out by 1898, it was rediscovered in 1948 by Dr. Geoffrey Orbell. Featured here is a personal account of his astonishing find. This article was originally published in the December
David Cunliffe: politician and poet - a 2008 profile
In 2008 David Fisher met an ambitious, centrist new health minister who didn't want to be PM.