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By MILNE, Amy SOME of Southland's unique locals are the large, flightless birds found in the wild only in the Murchison Mountains of Fiordland. Takahe were considered extinct until the late Dr Geoffery Orbell rediscovered them in 1948.
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- A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.