Kōrero: Wiffen, Joan

Joan Wiffen and Don Haw

Joan Wiffen and Don Haw

Joan Wiffen at the National Library in 2003 with Don Haw, who originally discovered the reptile bones while working as a geologist for BP Shell Todd in the 1950s. The painting is of Gideon Mantell, who described the first dinosaurs in England in the 1820s.

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Simon Nathan. 'Wiffen, Joan', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2018. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/6w4/wiffen-joan (accessed 10 December 2019)