New Zealand

bat.jpg

The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago have been found by a UNSW-led international team of scientists.

28_spacestation.jpg

Could we be the last in space? Of all the OECD countries, Australia and Iceland are the only ones without a national space agency, writes Andrew Dempster.

mystacina_tuberculata_foraging_copyright_rod_morris.png

An ancient bat species has been discovered in New Zealand by UNSW palaeontologists, suggesting its descendants have been present in the country for at least 16 million years. 

1280px Tuvalu   Funafuti   Beach 1

A recent decision to allow a family from Tuvalu to stay in New Zealand has been hailed as the first legal recognition of “climate refugees”. But this is not so, writes Jane McAdam.