Story: Fossils

Dinosaur finder

Joan Wiffen stands in Mangahouanga Stream in the hills of Hawke’s Bay, where she found New Zealand’s first dinosaur fossils in 1975. Listen to her talk about her family's first visit there.

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How to cite this page:

Hamish Campbell, 'Fossils - Uses and collections', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/9056/dinosaur-finder (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Hamish Campbell, published 12 Jun 2006