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1. New paper finds no significant 20th century warming for NZ

29 October 2014 3:36pm | New Zealand Climate Science Coalition

A Reanalysis of Long-Term Surface Air Temperature Trends in New Zealand * by C.R. de Freitas, M.O. Dedekind and B.E. Brill. .. More >>

2. High milk intake and increased mortality - experts respond

30 October 2014 1:31pm | Science Media Centre

High milk intake and increased mortality - experts respond A high milk intake in women and men is not accompanied by a lower risk of fracture and instead may be associated with a higher rate of death, suggests Swedish research. .. More >>

3. Book your licence test on the phone or on-line

03 August 2004 7:36pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Driver licensing practical tests can now be booked and paid for by telephone and over the internet... More >>

4. Dairy SolutioNZ develops new heat tolerant cow

21 October 2014 12:30pm | Dairy SolutioNZ

Hamilton, New Zealand-based Dairy Solutionz Ltd has led an expert genetics team to develop a new dairy cow breed conditioned to thrive in lower elevation tropical climates and achieve high milk production under heat stress... More >>

5. Top researchers and scholars elected as Fellows

29 October 2014 2:02pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Twelve top New Zealand researchers and scholars in basic and applied science and the humanities have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand at the Annual General Meeting of the Society's Academy in Wellington today... More >>

6. Strategic partnership sees NZ biotech innovation go global

29 October 2014 4:46pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute has today announced a global distribution agreement with international analytical and chemical company Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, to supply Cawthron's unique, high-value marine biotoxins to laboratories worldwide... More >>

7. Changeable spring weather continues

30 October 2014 2:42pm | MetService

Wednesday was a very active and thundery day for the upper parts of the North Island, with lots of heavy and squally showers affecting Northland and Auckland. "The good news is that there will be a brief break", MetService Meteorologist Elke ..... More >>

8. Cooler temperatures to continue into November

31 October 2014 2:30pm | MetService

"The MetService outlook for November indicates cooler than average temperatures are likely to dominate across the country, notably so in the first half of the month," said MetService Meteorologist Georgina Griffiths. "There is a risk of further ..... More >>

9. The Canterbury Earthquakes: Scientific Answers

16 March 2011 2:36pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

The Canterbury region has had six months of unexpected and extremely difficult challenges as a result of a sequence of damaging and deadly earthquakes and the associated aftershocks. The result is significant uncertainty within the public about why the February 22 ..... More >>

10. Road Code now available free on-line

24 April 2003 1:02pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Need to brush up on the road rules but don't have a copy of the road code? Just visit the Land Transport Safety Authority website,, where an on-line version of the Official New Zealand Road Code for car drivers is now available at no charge... More >>

11. 1080 poison: science and facts

24 May 2011 4:25pm | Happypet NZ

Any true scientist would be intensely annoyed to see wishful thinking and casual observations (rather than properly replicated experiments with appropriate controls) masquerading as science, especially when lots of people actually believed in it. ..... More >>

12. Consumers Urged to Switch Smoke Alarms (Not Just Batteries)

25 September 2012 11:29am | Cavius

TAURANGA, Monday 24 September 2012 : Kiwis are being urged to replace not only their smoke alarm batteries but to consider switching to smoke detectors which are safer, stylish and more cost effective this daylight savings weekend (Sunday September 30)... More >>

13. Online racism an issue for New Zealanders

24 June 2013 9:16am | Steve Elers

There is a growing trend of "online Maori bashing" says an Auckland University of Technology lecturer and doctoral researcher. Steve Elers, of Ngati Kauwhata, Ngati Haua, Ngati Kahungunu and Ngai Tahu descent, discovered multiple websites that are ..... More >>

14. Asthma vaccine discovery

06 October 2014 11:58am | Malaghan Institute

A team of New Zealand researchers has discovered new vaccine technology that can be used to treat asthma and other allergic diseases. With asthma now affecting up to one in four New Zealand children, the researchers say this is a promising step ..... More >>

15. Cockles and Pipis, alive, alive-oh

04 January 2011 11:09am | NIWA

Over the long hot summer many kiwis will be digging deep in the sand for pipi. These yummy shellfish live buried in the sand and are free at the beach! .. More >>

16. Lincoln University welcomes new National Science Challenges

03 May 2013 3:17pm | Lincoln University

New Zealand's specialist land-based university welcomes and supports the Government's new National Science Challenges. The National Science Challenges are clearly identified social, environmental and economic opportunities and difficulties that face New Zealand... More >>

17. New partnership to house Gillies McIndoe Research Institute

29 May 2013 11:13am | Gillies McIndoe

After a tireless 15-year campaign, Professor Swee Tan can hardly believe his original vision is about to be fulfilled - a research institute with its own premises, laboratory and staff dedicated to finding more effective treatment for disfiguring and life-threatening ..... More >>

18. Technology and robotics still transforming medicine

20 October 2014 2:46pm | University of Auckland

Technology is taking over in surgical medicine and leads the next wave of discovery, says a visiting expert on surgical robotics and innovation. .. More >>

19. Waikato scientists uncovering the secrets of mānuka trees

21 October 2014 2:06pm | University of Waikato

The results of a University of Waikato study surveying the flowers of mānuka trees around the North Island has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry... More >>

20. Dolphin Capture Shows Greater Range, More Risk

21 October 2014 5:13pm | Maui's and Hector's Dolphin Education Action

Dolphin advocates say the capture of an endangered Maui or Hector's dolphin in a recreational set net this year shows more protection is needed. Maui and Hector's dolphins are the world's smallest and rarest marine dolphins, found only in New ..... More >>

21. Sea ice belt plays key role in preventing Antarctic melting

28 October 2014 9:29am | Victoria University of Wellington

Changes to the Southern Ocean's sea ice belt could mean future ice sheet melt and global sea level rising several metres in coming centuries, according to Victoria University of Wellington research... More >>

22. Introduced Trees -Conserving The Genetic Resource

13 March 2000 1:58pm | Mediacom press release distribution

An initiative by Forest research addresses an important need to conserve the genetic variation contained in introduced tree species. According to tree improvement specialist, Gary Vincent, "New Zealand plantations are entirely dependent on exotic species. ..... More >>

23. Straight-A Student Wins Earth Science Scholarship

19 April 2000 9:21am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

A straight-A geology student with a special interest in the oil and gas potential of the North Island's East Coast has won a prestigious earth science scholarship... More >>

24. Transpower-sponsored research laboratory launched

04 December 2000 8:48am | Mediacom press release distribution

Lincoln University's ability to work with industry and research organisations providing quick, effective answers to complex computational problems gets a boost from Monday/today (4 Dec.) thanks to national electricity transmission company Transpower New Zealand ..... More >>

25. gen-i Launching Of New Hamilton Office

01 August 2001 2:02pm | gen-i

AUCKLAND, 31 July, 2001 - gen-i Hamilton officially launched its new Princes Street office late last week with a large turnout from many of Waikato's senior IT and business people... More >>

26. Famous Tree Sparks Debate On Discovery Of NZ

21 September 2001 4:24pm | Landcare Research

A pohutukawa tree at 'the end of the world' has stirred up debate on whether the Spanish were the first Europeans to reach New Zealand, ahead of the Dutch and the British... More >>

27. Brian Peace Named Entrepreneur of the Year

30 August 2002 3:57pm | Peace Software

Brian Peace, CEO and chairman of Peace Software, has won the New Zealand Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Technology Award. Peace Software is the world's largest software developer of customer information systems for utilities and energy retailers... More >>

28. National award winner deeply concerned

16 May 2003 4:20pm | Organic Federation of NZ

The Organic Federation of Aotearoa New Zealand (OFANZ) bestowed its annual award for 'Service to the Organic Sector' on Bob Crowder at Soil and Health's Organic 2020 conference in Christchurch over the weekend... More >>

29. DOC's plan for kiwi sanctuary 'inexplicable'

04 August 2003 4:51pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest and Bird is warning that Department of Conservation plans to continue trapping but not undertake aerial 1080 control in the Okarito Sanctuary may be disastrous for forest birds and invertebrates. .. More >>

30. Jerry Teo still EA Sports Gamer of the Year

25 August 2003 4:19pm | EA Sports Gamer of the Year

For the second year in a row Jerry Teo has taken home the coveted title of EA Sports Gamer of the Year and a $10,000 home gaming cinema system from Sony. The 19 year-old student from Riccarton Christchurch beat five other national finalists at the grand ..... More >>

31. Jerry Teo still EA Sports Gamer of the Year

25 August 2003 4:19pm | EA Sports Gamer of the Year

For the second year in a row Jerry Teo has taken home the coveted title of EA Sports Gamer of the Year and a $10,000 home gaming cinema system from Sony. The 19 year-old student from Riccarton Christchurch beat five other national finalists at the grand ..... More >>

32. Kina Lap Up ''NIWA's Secret Recipe''

15 July 2004 1:11pm | NIWA

Scientists, turned chefs, have been cooking up a treat for kina - one that can treble the size of the highly prized roe... More >>

33. Termites found in Nelson

24 February 2006 6:05pm | Biosecurity NZ

A colony of Australian subterranean termites, Coptotermes acinaciformis, has been found in a single property in Richmond, Nelson, Biosecurity New Zealand senior advisor Mark Ross said today... More >>

34. New Tuatara Hatchlings On The Way

29 September 2006 5:20pm | Rainbow Springs

There may be up to eight tuatara born at Rainbow Springs Nature Park if the eggs currently being carried by a female tuatara, are successfully hatched... More >>

35. Research Company Makes International Breakthrough

17 October 2006 4:10pm | GBR Research

Auckland, Tuesday 17 October, 2006: Scientists and Engineers from a private New Zealand research company have scored an international breakthrough by developing the ability to store and execute computer programmes within a microscopic DNA Pharmaceutical ..... More >>

36. Woosh Wireless Broadband now compatible with Vista

12 March 2007 1:39pm | Woosh

Woosh Wireless has this week ensured that its wireless broadband service is now compatible with Windows Vista. Drivers are available to be downloaded from today for both the Woosh modems and the Laptop PC Cards... More >>

37. Matiu/Somes Island a resort for 'lounge lizards'

04 May 2007 4:29pm | Department of Conservation

Reptiles being rescued from the perils of city life to enjoy the tranquillity of Matiu/Somes Island are to be outfitted in the style of lounge lizards sporting "ipods"... More >>

38. National Energy Research Institute sparks into lif

29 June 2007 2:48pm | National Energy Research Institute

Rising oil prices and the winter blast make next week's launch of a national research centre for the study of New Zealand's future energy needs very timely. The National Energy Research Centre (NERI), hosted by the University of Otago, will be launched ..... More >>

39. Suspect Runs Amok In The Poisoners! Exhibition

02 August 2007 9:59am | Te Papa

Visitors to Te Papa's hugely popular interactive 'murder-mystery' exhibition, The Poisoners! Solve the murder if you dare...have another reason to don their detective hats and investigate the crime scene anew... More >>

40. Ballance research suggests grass grub control oppo

29 April 2008 9:22am | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

For many farmers, by the time it becomes evident that they have a grass grub problem it's too late in the season to do anything about it... More >>

41. The benefits of 1080 and why DOC uses it.

22 July 2008 12:23am | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) uses aerial application of sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) as a valuable biodiversity protection tool to control mammalian pests that threaten conservation values... More >>

42. Are Green Leanings toward Apple Eco-Logical?

10 October 2008 1:25pm | The Diffusion Group

According to new research from TDG, when asked which consumer technology brand they considered to be the most environmentally friendly, Apple topped the list. Almost one-third of adult Internet users selected Apple, compared with Dell at 21% and HP ..... More >>

43. 'Living fossil' nesting on the mainland

31 October 2008 4:36pm | Karori Wildlife Sanctuary

Conservation staff at Wellington's world-first Karori Sanctuary have found what is almost certainly the first confirmed tuatara nest on mainland New Zealand in over 200 years. The discovery came during routine maintenance work near the Sanctuary's ..... More >>

44. New discoveries in Fiordland's 'china shops'

10 March 2009 5:09pm | NIWA

Scientists believe they have found new species after two weeks surveying Fiordland's underwater 'china shops'. Some of the sites have never been dived before, and another survey is due to start soon. .. More >>

45. Paddle Crabs; Cannibals Of The Seashore

30 December 2009 10:33am | NIWA

This agile swimmer is found in the intertidal zone (between high and low tide marks) all around New Zealand and in southern Australia, down to depths of 100 metres. It's one of nine species of swimming crabs in New Zealand... More >>

46. NIWA Summer Series - Science Of Sand

20 January 2010 9:56am | NIWA

For many of us, summer isn't summer without getting some sand between our toes. But did you ever wonder what that sand is made of, and how it got there? .. More >>

47. NIWA Unable To Justify Official Temperature Record

01 February 2010 4:02pm | New Zealand Climate Science Coalition

The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) has been urged by the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition (NZCSC) to abandon all of its in-house adjustments to temperature records. .. More >>

48. Lake Taupo: EW Welcomes Effect Of Carbon Deal

04 February 2010 12:42pm | Environment Waikato

A pioneering deal involving a farm-to-forestry conversion and the subsequent sale of carbon credits from the forests is being heralded as a major win for the Waikato economy and the environment... More >>

49. NIWA scientists alleviate concern over 1080

17 August 2010 11:49am | Animal Health Board

NIWA scientists have found little cause for concern about the possibility of 1080 contamination in streams. This finding was part of a detailed investigation on the West Coast, during August last year. The study, which coincided with planned aerial ..... More >>

50. TravelSIM slashes mobile roaming charges for NZ travellers

14 March 2011 4:05pm | Wright Communications

TravelSIM, a prepaid mobile phone service for international travellers, offers substantially lower roaming charges for New Zealand consumers, who have long paid through the nose when using their mobile phones overseas. .. More >>

51. Health risk from solvent use by lab technicians

28 June 2011 10:00am | University of Otago

Tuesday 28 June 2011 Health risk from solvent use by lab technicians Exposure to solvents by medical laboratory workers may be a health risk according to a new study from the University of Otago, Wellington just published in The Journal of Rheumatology. ..... More >>

52. 1080 kiwi claims extremely misleading

05 October 2011 12:46pm | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation is concerned factual information about kiwi deaths in the Tongariro Forest has been inaccurately portrayed by anti-1080 campaigners. .. More >>

53. Aorangi restoration driven by community

07 November 2011 9:42am | Department of Conservation

Community holds the key to enhancing and restoring the natural environment. This was the resounding message at the launch of the Aorangi Forest Restoration Trust on a remote ridge top in South Wairarapa last week (3 Nov). .. More >>

54. New variety of corn could benefit New Zealand farmers

16 January 2012 6:01pm | GE Free NZ

A new variety of corn that is suitable for organic and biological farming systems could benefit New Zealand farmers who rely on corn seed imports. .. More >>

55. Sensing Murder Strikes Out Again

25 June 2012 1:03pm | Skeptics

The discovery of the body of missing prostitute Jayne Furlong on the beach at Port Waikato directly contradicts the claims by the Sensing Murder exploitainment show that self-proclaimed psychics Deb Webber and Kelvin Cruickhank were able to "tune ..... More >>

56. Distinguished Professor wins Top Science Honour

22 November 2012 9:57am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble wins New Zealand's top science and technology honour, the Rutherford Medal New Zealand's top science and technology honour, the 2012 Rutherford Medal, has been awarded to chemist Professor Margaret Brimble CNZM, ..... More >>

57. Tornadoes - how frequently do they hit New Zealand?

06 December 2012 5:05pm | NIWA

Tornadoes, like the one that hit Auckland's western suburbs today, are relatively rare events in New Zealand. On average there are around seven moderate to strong tornado events reported in New Zealand each year... More >>

58. Rule change unlocks national seed bank for researchers

11 July 2013 4:02pm | Joint Media Statement

A new government agreement is promising to speed up the development of new forage cultivars by enabling faster access to imported seed lines in New Zealand's national grassland seed bank... More >>

59. Ecomatters is Making Bees Matter in New Lynn

10 September 2013 11:49am | Ecomatters Environment Trust

Ecomatters Environment Trust is proud to host a new initiative to help our bees. At the Ecomatters Olympic Park site in New Lynn they will be planting bee-friendly plants as part of a partnership between De Winkel and the National Beekeepers Association ..... More >>

60. New level of Internet domain names - more choice for NZers

11 October 2013 3:49pm | InternetNZ

The Council of InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) has today approved a policy proposal from subsidiary Domain Name Commission Ltd to allow domain names to be registered at the second level in the .nz domain name space, giving New Zealanders even more ..... More >>

61. Toshiba announces launch of the Encore tablet in New Zealand

16 October 2013 3:31pm | Toshiba

Toshiba today announced the availability of its new Encore tablet - fully optimised for Windows 8.1, with built-in features and apps for both productivity and entertainment, this ultra-portable tablet is ideal for consumers and prosumers wanting to move seamlessly ..... More >>

62. New Zealand carbon emissions projected to climb

17 December 2013 3:26pm | Science Media Centre

An official report to the United Nations climate change body shows a widening gap between New Zealand's targets post-Kyoto and projected emissions in the next two decades... More >>

63. Giant moa not so robust after all

22 December 2013 11:06pm | University of Canterbury

Giant moa not so robust after all, but their small cousins were December 22, 2013 The South Island giant moa, d inornis robustus, (the name means robust strange bird) may not have actually had robust bones at all, according to new research conducted ..... More >>

64. Scientists spot rare blue whales off New Zealand coast

03 February 2014 10:16am | NIWA

Rare blue whales have been spotted by NIWA scientists on a research expedition in the South Taranaki Bight. .. More >>

65. NZ company finds major error with cold and flu products

20 March 2014 11:27am | AFT Pharmaceuticals

New Zealand company finds major formulation error with cold and flu products worth NZ$1.4 billion worldwide .. More >>

66. University of Otago welcomes science challenge role

01 April 2014 11:51am | University of Otago

The University of Otago's keystone role within the first of the Government's multi-million dollar science challenges is likely to open up new and exciting opportunities for researchers and students... More >>

67. NZ - German 3D survey: seabed gas hydrate and methane system

12 May 2014 11:51am | NIWA

A joint New Zealand-German research team has discovered a huge network of frozen methane and methane gas in sediments and in the ocean near New Zealand's east coast. .. More >>

68. Dinosaur Footprints Set to Tour NZ

26 May 2014 2:15pm | GNS Science

Sophie Thomson, 11, with some of the 70 millon-year-old dinosaur footprints discovered on a coastal stretch northwest of Nelson. .. More >>

69. AgResearch commences design phase: commits to future

29 May 2014 12:58pm | AgResearch

AgResearch is commencing the design phase of the $100 million investment to revitalise its capabilities and resources and deliver better science to New Zealand. .. More >>

70. AUT University partnering with leading diagnostic company

27 June 2014 10:52am | AUT University

AUT University is proud to announce the opening of the AUT Roche Diagnostics Laboratory. The laboratory collaboration is the first of its kind in New Zealand and will provide undergraduate and postgraduate students access to the latest scientific evaluations ..... More >>

71. Massey research on effect of near-death experiences

21 July 2014 10:02am | Massey University

How does a close brush with death lead to a better life? It is known that nudging extinction can bring about dramatic life changes, and a Massey psychology student is researching the near-death experience phenomenon... More >>

72. Auckland launch of first blood cancer research unit

12 August 2014 10:57am | University of Auckland

New Zealand's first Leukaemia and Blood Cancer Research Unit will be launched at the University of Auckland today. (Tuesday 12 August, 4.30-5.30pm) .. More >>

73. SPCA Shares Concern Over 1080 Poison Drop

18 September 2014 10:17am | The Graf Boys

The SPCA has shared concern about a video clip covering the recent Department of Conservation's Mt Pirongia aerial 1080 poison drop, near Hamilton. .. More >>

74. Protected corals could be wiped out by deep sea mining

30 September 2014 2:19pm | Kiwis Against Seabed Mining

Wellington-30 September 2014-Mining phosphate from the seabed of the Chatham Rise would remove a protected coral species crucial to the local ecosystem, an Environmental Protection Agency hearing into a seabed mining proposal was told this morning. .. More >>

75. To seal or not to seal

01 October 2014 4:28pm | Downer

Should I Seal (SIS) is an innovative new online tool designed to provide clear advice to Downer's roading sector on when to spray bitumen emulsion. A collaborative journey between Road Science and MetService, the tool will revolutionise the chipsealing ..... More >>

76. What are Ngāti Kahungunu water rights and interests

02 October 2014 11:59am | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Central to the Ngāti Kahungunu position on our water rights and interests is our desire to work towards the Kahungunu 25 year vision Kahungunu 2026, "to enhance the mana and well-being of Ngāti Kahungunu". Access to healthy water is an important ..... More >>

77. Large flocks of kererū show up in annual survey

05 October 2014 2:50pm | Forest And Bird

The independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird says a kererū (wood pigeon) survey that has received reports of flocks of as many as 170 birds, could indicate the kererū population is recovering - thanks to good predator control... More >>

78. DOC welcomes food safety assessment on trout

09 October 2014 4:47pm | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation has welcomed an initial assessment by Ministry for Primary Industry which indicates that trout caught from areas following 1080 pest control operations do not pose a food safety risk to anglers... More >>

79. Otago University student named Eureka! award winner

14 October 2014 11:43am | Paul Callaghan Awards

Third year neuroscience student, Sam Hall-McMaster, has taken out the third Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka Awards, held in Wellington on Friday. Sam, a student at the University of Otago, delivered a twelve minute presentation about how nanoparticles could solve ..... More >>

80. Exciting development which protects New Zealanders

16 October 2014 11:11am | Cloud M

CLOUD M and Tsunado NZ are delighted to announce a new joint approach to public alerting solutions which will see the development of an innovative relationship to help promote resilience and safety for all New Zealanders. .. More >>

81. Fishing Innovation Recognised

16 October 2014 11:57am | Seafood New Zealand

Precision Seafood Harvesting (PSH), a revolutionary fishing method, was presented with the Supreme New Zealand Innovator award, chosen from all categories and given to the best overall entry. PSH also won the Innovation in Sustainability and Clean ..... More >>

82. Alpine Fault Drilling Project Moves into New Phase

19 October 2014 1:43pm | GNS Science

The multi-national Alpine Fault drilling project has moved to a new phase with a new drilling rig positioned over the borehole to take the probe to its target depth of 1.3km. .. More >>

83. French Embassy illuminates science in Wellington

20 October 2014 4:58pm | French Embassy in New Zealand

The Embassy of France in New Zealand is pleased to support a science evening presented by Professor Graham Le Gros, Director of the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, at the Residence of France in Wellington on October 22nd... More >>

84. Plans to be Outdoors? Saturday Looks to be the Best

22 October 2014 1:36pm | NIWA

The first long weekend in more than four months is set to start off on a great note for much of the country, with more of a mixed bag thereafter, say NIWA climate scientists. .. More >>

85. Short gestation genetics breakthrough

23 October 2014 9:44am | LIC

A major breakthrough in shortening gestation length - the gap between conception and birth - has occurred in the dairy industry this spring. .. More >>

86. Research shows demise of moa inevitable from humans' arrival

24 October 2014 10:03am | University of Auckland

Moa were hunted to extinction less than 200 years after human arrival, according to a major new study that has produced a new and more refined date for their disappearance than ever before: a five-year window between 1440-1445 AD... More >>

87. Do It Yourself Drug Testing Not the Answer Warns Expert

24 October 2014 2:58pm | NZ Drug Detection Agency

Auckland, 24 October 2014: Companies trying to save money by conducting their own staff drug testing is highlighting bad practices and does not address workplace safety, warns New Zealand's leading drug testing agency... More >>

88. International conference on harmful algae in Wellington

28 October 2014 11:29am | Embassy of France to New Zealand

A group of over 20 French scientists has arrived in Wellington to participate in the International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA) which gathers together around 500 world-leading scientists in the capital next week... More >>

89. Cold and active spring weather

28 October 2014 1:44pm | MetService

A series of boisterous and rapidly moving fronts are expected to sweep across New Zealand today and Wednesday. .. More >>

90. Kiwis rally behind feathered namesake

29 October 2014 11:24am | Kiwis for Kiwi

Star players from the NZRL Kiwis team took time out after their victory against Australia to support their endangered namesake, the kiwi, at Auckland Zoo on Monday. .. More >>

91. Seasonal Climate Outlook

31 October 2014 4:32pm | NIWA

November 2014 - January 2015 temperatures are likely (35-40% chance) to be average or below average in the north and west of the North Island. Seasonal temperatures are most likely (40-45% chance) to be near average for the remaining regions... More >>


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