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Threat Intelligence Expands with Appointment of Sagi Shahar

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 13:18:05 +1300 | Threat Intelligence

Sydney, 5 October 2015: Threat Intelligence, a specialist penetration testing and strategic security consultancy, announces the expansion of its expert team with the appointment of industry specialist, Sagi Shahar, to the newly created position of ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on Carly Fiorina and the anti-abortion scam

Fri, 18 Sep 2015 10:06:17 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

So Carly Fiorina – hitherto best known as the CEO who drove Hewlett-Packard to the brink of ruin - was the big winner in the second Republican candidates debate yesterday. One of her big debate moments – played unedited and without comment ...More >>

How AI Will Change the Future of Business

Tue, 15 Sep 2015 09:24:20 +1200 | MYOB

Worried about how to impress your robot supervisor at your next performance review? Concerned the autonomous barista at the business next door might make a better coffee than you do? Is your courier company in danger of losing a contract to a firm of ...More >>

Federated Farmers welcome court ruling on GM crop

Sun, 13 Sep 2015 20:43:12 +1200 | Federated Farmers

A Western Australian Court of Appeal ruling on genetically modified (GM) crop liability has been welcomed by Federated Farmers as a landmark decision which clearly sets out fundamental responsibilities of good neighbours that apply equally well in New ...More >>

Nation Bites: Steve Hansen, Mike Berridge & Marama Davidson

Sun, 13 Sep 2015 08:46:31 +1200 | TV3's 'The Nation'

Nation Bites 12th September 2015 : ABs Coach Steve Hansen, Mike Berridge & Marama DavidsonMore >>

GMO’s today cannot be part of a sustainable future

Wed, 9 Sep 2015 10:49:02 +1200 | GM Free NZ

A debate on Genetic engineering (GE) was the final session that closed the “Question it?” science week in Queenstown. More >>

New partnership to provide data firepower for NZ’s future

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:56:58 +1200 | University of Auckland

New Zealand’s two major science computer providers are to form an alliance that will benefit New Zealand science researchers across Universities and Crown Research Institutes.More >>

Science Deadline

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:50:08 +1200 | Science Media Centre

Tianjin explosion investigated The exact cause of the huge explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin remains a mystery for now, but chemical experts are assessing the situation. More >>

The Unsettling, Anti-Science Certitude on Global Warming

Sat, 1 Aug 2015 12:49:35 +1200 | John Steele Gordon

Climate-change ‘deniers’ are accused of heresy by true believers. That doesn’t sound like science to me More >>

Wednesday protest for a spy-free country

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:33:58 +1200 | Stop the Spies Coalition

The country's top private and government spooks are holding their annual conference at the Rydges Hotel on Wednesday 15th July; the newly launched Stop the Spies campaign will be there at 5:30pm to protest the expansion of surveillance.More >>

National Environmental Standards - a National train wreck

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 11:47:37 +1200 | GE Free NZ

The National Environmental Standards on plantation Forestry (NES-PF) [1] community meetings are a national train wreck. More >>

Alastair Thompson, Scoop Media & the Cost of Free Journalism

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:09:39 +1200 | Suzan Mazur

How does a news organization that cares about authentic journalism and has a mission to effect “positive change” continue to operate in these times of derivative storytelling when advertising dollars are no longer determined by the quality of ...More >>

Catherine Austin Fitts: Pope Francis - Care for Our Common Home

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:46:04 +1200 | Catherine Austin Fitts

A Papal Encyclical is a letter concerning Catholic doctrine which is circulated by the Pope. This week, Pope Francis published a new Encyclical: Laudato Si’ of the Holy Father Francis – Care for Our Common Home .More >>

Investigation needed into claims scientists gagged

Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:21:54 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Independent investigation needed into claims scientists gagged Steven Joyce must launch an independent investigation into claims that scientists are being gagged, says Labour’s Science and Innovation spokesperson David Cunliffe. “When 40 percent ...More >>

Peace activists sparked NZ's nuclear-free Pacific stance

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:55:34 +1200 | Pacific Media Centre More >>

Café Scientifique discusses nuclear energy for future energy

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:24:01 +1200 | Waikato University

Nuclear engineer Dr Hanno van der Merwe will lead a discussion about New Zealand’s nuclear energy needs for future energy requirements at the next Café Scientifique in Tauranga. The presentation discusses the basic principles behind nuclear power ...More >>

NZBio backs fresh debate over new biotechnologies

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:01:03 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 15 (BusinessDesk) - NZBio has waded into the debate over using new biotechnologies, including genetic modification, backing a call by Treasury secretary Gabriel Makhlouf for another look at New Zealand’s attitude to risk.More >>

Possums Scapegoat for Tb Testing Inefficiencies

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:25:43 +1200 | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

Possums have been scapegoats for Tb testing inefficiencies by TbFreeNZ and Ospri says a West Coast dairy farmer. More >>

Survival International attacks Science editorial

Sun, 7 Jun 2015 13:20:35 +1200 | Survival International

Anthropologists have been attacked for endorsing contact with highly vulnerable uncontacted tribes, which they deem 'not viable in the long term.' More >>

What If we all Drove Electric Vehicles?

Mon, 25 May 2015 16:30:09 +1200 | University of Canterbury

Electric vehicles could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provided the electricity required to power them is from renewable generation. However currently New Zealand has so few electric vehicles that we are not seeing any benefit, the ...More >>


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