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ISSUE 012

Oct - Dec 1991

Dolls

Cook islands

Vegetable caterpillar

Dogs

Moa

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The Chaffeys of Asbestos Cottage

Pioneers aren't just people who climb mountains and discover waterfalls. Some­times the sheer don't-give-in grit of living can be just as extraordi­nary. Annie Fox was one who demonstrated this quality. Unusual for her time, she left an abusive husband, took her pride and dignity and trans­planted it "above the bush."

Geography

Lost in time

They were among the biggest birds that ever lived, and for millions of years they browsed the shrublands, forests and alpine herbfields of prehistoric New Zealand. Then, in a matter of centuries, they were wiped out. Only their bones remain to tell the story of this country's most prodigious bird.

Living World

Hello, dolly

Their faces may change with the years, but dolls still keep their winsome charm, delighting all who play with them, collect them, make them and, above all, love them.

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