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Predator-free NZ welcome, will take more than lip service

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:10:48 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party welcomes the Government’s announcement that it will work towards eradicating all predators from New Zealand by 2050, but says it will take more than lip service and putting out the begging bowl to make that dream a reality.More >>

Predator Free NZ 2050 to be a massive team effort

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:46:24 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Achieving the goal of a Predator Free New Zealand by 2050 will require a massive team effort across the public, private, iwi and community sectors, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says.More >>

A changeable week of weather ahead

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:55:23 +1200 | MetService

Many parts of New Zealand experienced severe weather over the weekend, with strong winds, heavy rain, large swells, and low snowfall for parts of the country. Rimutaka Hill received gusts up to 154 km/h, and Cape Turnagain received a gust as high as ...More >>

Evidence strong that alcohol causes cancer

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:29:10 +1200 | National Addiction Centre

The evidence that alcohol causes cancer in at least seven tissues of the body is outlined in a new paper by Professor Jennie Connor, published yesterday in the prestigious international journal ADDICTION. More >>

Wild weather to end the School Holidays

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:29:49 +1200 | MetService

This weekend has seen severe gales, heavy rain, thunderstorms, snow and huge waves batter parts of the country. This was due to a very strong and moist northwesterly flow ahead of an active front, which was then followed by strong, showery westerlies. ...More >>

Time to get your head around the signs of cancers

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:13:51 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

Time to get your head around the signs of head and neck cancers before it’s too late More >>

From whales to cancer and astrophysics to online pornography

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:10:39 +1200 | TEDxChristchurch

From whales to cancer and astrophysics to online pornography, TEDxChristchurch 2016: 360º is sure to provoke, inspire and delight More >>

Alcohol And Cancer

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:55:17 +1200 | Spirits New Zealand

A just released opinion piece by Otago University’s Prof. Jennie Connor would have us believe drinking causes cancer. This is not supported by credible research and hides or simplifies the complex relationship between the development of cancer in ...More >>

We must stop blaming foreigners – ACT Party leader

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:41:35 +1200 | TVNZ

“We are a free-trading liberal democracy which is enriched by our interactions with foreigners,” says ACT Party leader David Seymour. More >>

Uni professors are making biased claims about climate change

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:38:05 +1200 | New Zealand Climate Science Coalition

Disgust that two Victoria University professors, James Renwick and Tim Naish are using the names of their university and the Royal Society of New Zealand to propagate biased and unjustified claims about climate change, has been expressed by the New ...More >>

IAS present awards for outstanding research

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:18:47 +1200 | International Aids Society

Women, Girls and HIV Investigator’s Prize; Prize for Excellence in HIV Research Related to Children; IAS TB/HIV Research Prize; Lange/van Tongeren Prizes for Young Investigator Awards; and Special HIV Cure Prize Awarded at AIDS 2016 More >>

Science Deadline: NASA's flying telescope

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:03:20 +1200 | Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: NASA's flying telescope, luring top science talent to NZ and guidelines for public engagement More >>

Red Ribbon award for NZ Māori HIV/AIDS

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:24:15 +1200 | Emerge Trust

In appreciation of the vital work done at the grass-roots level by community based organizations, the XXI International AIDS Conference devoted a Special Session to the Red Ribbon Award Winners for 2016. Participants in AIDS2016 came to the award ...More >>

The Story of the Hauraki Gulf by Raewyn Peart

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:07:07 +1200 | Bateman Publishing

This very special publication is an environmental, social and cultural history of our association with this remarkable place. More >>

Battle for our Birds 2016 operations begin

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:36:33 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The largest pest control operation in New Zealand’s history has been launched today by Conservation Minister Maggie Barry. More >>

Partnership Key to Restoration of Ancient Waka

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:48:12 +1200 | Fonterra

600 year-old waka discovered near the Anaweka estuary on the North West tip of the South Island More >>

$35 mln to attract world-leading university entrepreneurs

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:03:45 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 20 (BusinessDesk) - The government is investing $35 million over four years into a new initiative, Entrepreneurial Universities, to attract world-leading entrepreneurial researchers and their teams to New Zealand to further strength the country’s universities ...More >>

New Zealand “must act fast” in wake of new temperature data

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:29:25 +1200 | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, July 20: In the wake of today’s revelation by one the world’s foremost climate institutes that the planet has just experienced the hottest six months on record, the Executive Director of Greenpeace New Zealand is calling on the NZ Government ...More >>

New Zealand “must act fast” in wake of new temperature data

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:28:50 +1200 | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, July 20: In the wake of today’s revelation by one the world’s foremost climate institutes that the planet has just experienced the hottest six months on record, the Executive Director of Greenpeace New Zealand is calling on the NZ Government ...More >>

ARANZ Geo releases web portal for all things ‘Leapfrog'

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:16:48 +1200 | ARANZ

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ – July 19, 2016 - ARANZ Geo Limited, developer of 3D geological modelling software Leapfrog®, has released the My Leapfrog web portal to enable Leapfrog users to easily access all of their Leapfrog information in one place. Via ...More >>

 

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