“Rare finds have included isolated baleen whale vertebrae, a broken sperm whale tooth, the spine of an extinct sawshark, dental plates of eagle rays and a number of great white shark teeth.” – Auckland palaeontologist Bruce Hayward
On 11th of December 1931 the Statute of Westminster became law giving complete legislative independence to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland (Free State), and Newfoundland (not then part of Canada).
On October 16th 1936, Jean Batten, New Zealand aviator, completed the first solo flight from England to New Zealand
The UK Government’s Free Trade Deal with New Zealand will seriously damage Scotland’s world renowned farming sector, Scottish Government Ministers have warned.
“Our hope is to launch the “Farmstrong” model here in Scotland, in 2022/23, developed for farmers by farmers.” John Scott
On 28th of November 1893 women in New Zealand voted in a General Election.
“Our fears that the process adopted by the UK Government in agreeing the Australia deal would set a dangerous precedent going forward have just been realised. ” – NFU Scotland President Martin Kennedy
On the 11th of July 1877, Kate Edger graduated with a BA in Latin and Mathematics from the University of New Zealand.
In Scotland 2,608,831 people have had their first dose of the vaccine – 57.4%
“Combined with the highly precise growth-ring dating, the climatic changes over the 1700 year lifetime of the kauri tree can be linked to other records of environmental change. “