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A team of Australian and New Zealand fossil hunters on a National Geographic expedition spent weeks scouring sites in Marlborough and on the Chatham Islands for remnants of prehistoric polar forests.
With just 120-or-so known adult birds, 21 new chicks are a very welcome addition to the Chatham Island taiko population. Audio
Chatham Islanders say a new fish factory due to open early next month is a sign that decades of poor investment is being reversed.
Any relaxing of the rules around people being buried on private rural land, as the Law Commission recommends, would have real impact on the Chatham Islands. Audio
The Chatham Islands has a huge, untapped potential for farming but a better understanding of soils is needed, a local farmer says.
Chatham Islanders are waking this morning to the prospect of another day of gale force winds and mountainous seas. Audio
Residents in the Chatham Islands are being urged to hunker down and wait for ex-Tropical Cyclone Pam to pass. Audio
In the Chatham Islands a state of local emergency has been declared in anticipation of the arrival of Cyclone Pam. Audio
The Chatham Islands are in a state of emergency as locals wait for the remnants of Cyclone Pam to sweep-by tomorrow. Audio
The main environmental watchdog says mining for phosphate off the Chatham Islands could do catastrophic and permanent damage to the seabed. Audio
Alwyn Owen explores the lighter side of New Zealand's poetry of patriotism which was fashionable during the latter half of the 19 century and the early 20th. Our patriotic versifiers were eclectic… Audio
Chatham Rock Phosphate says its application to mine the seabed off the Chatham Islands can't be compared with a seabed mining project just rejected by the Environmental Protection Authority. Audio
Two rare taiko seabird eggs have hatched in the first breeding attempt on the Chatham Islands. Audio
In the last year, there have been hundreds of column inches on the spiralling cost and shortage of homes, particularly in Auckland and Christchurch. Audio
A report into the health and social needs of Chatham Islanders has found that they lack respite care and live in poor quality housing. Audio
To the Chatham Islands, where 160 Moriori tree carvings remain even as the Department of Conservation has been criticised in the past for not doing enough to preserve them. Audio
The Chatham Islands have no cellphone network, but 2014 could be the year when it's green lit. Audio
Pitt Island, the smaller of the two inhabited Chatham Islands, is at a tipping point. Audio
A permit's been granted to mine for phosphate on the seabed off the Chatham Islands for 20 years. Audio
Fishermen on the Chatham Islands are worried by plans to mine the seabed nearby, Nicola Grigg reports. Audio