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New evidence confirms Maori as New Zealands first inhabitants

June 3rd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Paleontologists have found evidence that the Maori people were New Zealands first inhabitants, by dating remains of 150 tree nuts nibbled by ancient rats.According to a report ... Read more...

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Rat bones show first New Zealanders settled 700 years ago

June 3rd, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
DPA Wellington, June 3 (DPA) Humans first settled in New Zealand around the late 13th century and not more than 2,000 years ago as had been thought, according to research published Tuesday that ... Read more...

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