MH17 victim posthumously awarded degree by New Zealand varsity

A New Zealand citizen, who died in the crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine in July this year, was conferred with his degree in engineering by Massey University on Friday, media reported.

New songbird family identified in New Zealand

New Zealand`s unique biodiversity has been strengthened with the identification of a new endemic songbird family which includes the endangered Yellowhead, the Whitehead and the Brown Creeper.