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1. National Advisory: Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

30 March 2015 1:40pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Issued at 13:00 hours on 30/03/2015. Issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM). .. More >>

2. Underwater glider touches down in Wellington

30 March 2015 10:34am | NIWA

A state-of-the-art underwater research glider has been unveiled by NIWA scientists in Wellington. .. More >>

3. Improving weather leading up to the Easter holidays

30 March 2015 12:54pm | MetService

A showery southwesterly feed of air is set to remain over Aotearoa today,bringing showers into western and southern parts of the country. A frontal system will weaken as it moves up the South Island today, bringing a few showers to northern parts of ..... More >>

4. NASA to launch scientific space balloon from Wanaka NZ

02 March 2015 11:04am | Queenstown Airport

Residents in the Southern Hemisphere's mid-latitudes, such as Argentina and South Africa, may catch a glimpse of a large NASA heavy-lift scientific balloon as it travels around the globe on a potentially record-breaking flight. .. More >>

5. NASA, NZ aviation leaders launch scientific balloon

27 March 2015 12:28pm | Airways New Zealand

As NASA successfully launched its super-pressure scientific balloon into near space from Wanaka aerodrome today, a New Zealand aviation leader made the operation possible through precision airspace control and coordination. .. More >>

6. Pharma transparency needed

27 March 2015 4:44pm | Science Media Centre

Health researchers are calling for greater disclosure of payments from drug companies to doctors in New Zealand .. More >>

7. Fight against weeds goes hi-tech

30 March 2015 3:58pm | University of Otago

Fight against weeds goes hi-tech: WWF-New Zealand partners with University of Otago to develop iPhone app .. More >>

8. 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 >>

9. Roboticist Says Robots Could Save Lives, To Talk On Campus

29 March 2015 9:43pm | University of Canterbury

Renowned Roboticist Who Says Robots Could Save Lives To Talk On Campus March 29, 2015 Photo : Doctoral student Sean Welsh with one of the university's Nao research robots... More >>

10. 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 >>

11. 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards Finalists

25 March 2015 6:35pm | NZ Hi Tech Awards

A record number of entries from a record number of companies across New Zealand have lifted the bar for this year's New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards, with finalists spanning the breadth of the technology sector... More >>

12. State of native forests revealed for first time

19 December 2005 4:22pm | Landcare Research

Stunning new maps, derived directly from satellite images, reveal that nearly a quarter of New Zealand's land area is taken up by indigenous forest. Landcare Research's EcoSat forest maps show native forests cover nearly 66,000 km2, 24.8% of the country. ..... More >>

13. 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 >>

14. 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 >>

15. Return of the Cluster Flies

11 April 2011 11:36am | Kiwicare

The annual influx of cluster flies into New Zealand rural homes and farms has begun in earnest. Rural supplies stores and hardware stores around the country are reporting a sudden and dramatic increase in customers seeking help and advice on how to get ..... More >>

16. Hits 100,000 Members

30 March 2015 5:27pm |

New Zealand's first free and private neighbourhood website is fast becoming a household name, with membership breaking the 100,000 milestone today... More >>

17. Pests may help spread wilding pines

24 February 2015 11:30am | Landcare Research

New research has found pests may be assisting the spread of wilding pines which have invaded more than 1.5 million hectares in New Zealand. .. More >>

18. NASA heavy-lift balloon scheduled for Mon. 23 March lift-off

22 March 2015 1:14pm | NASA

WANAKA, New Zealand - Following a week of unsettled upper-atmospheric and surface weather in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Pam, NASA is targeting Monday, March 23, for the first launch attempt of the heavy-lift super pressure balloon from Wanaka, ..... More >>

19. The ANZIAs are coming! The ANZIAs are coming!

30 March 2015 9:01am | InternetNZ

Exciting times ahead - New Zealand is the host of this year's Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards, the ANZIAs! The ANZIAs will be held on 27 August, in Auckland at St Matthews in the City... More >>

20. 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 >>

21. At least 65 dogs in a year poisoned by 1080 in New Zealand

16 November 2011 11:02am | Dr Jo Pollard

Research by the National Poisons Centre and the Otago University's Pharmacy School which was presented at an International Poisons Congress in 2008 found that dogs across New Zealand are at extreme risk of poisoning from 1080 (1) ... More >>

22. IWC to consider imminent extinction of Maui's dolphins

16 May 2014 10:25am | NABU International - Foundation for Nature

New research confirms that New Zealand's Maui's dolphins could face extinction by 2031. In the past two years, the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) had issued urgent recommendations about the need to protect the ..... More >>

23. NZ-Singapore Study Uses Hair to Research Diet and Pregnancy

24 February 2015 1:21pm | Gravida

Can you eat a better diet to avoid complications in pregnancy? There is increasing evidence that the diet of pregnant women is associated with the health of both mother and baby, and some pregnancy complications... More >>

24. Local Species Of Ōrākei to Be Surveyed at Bioblitz Event

04 March 2015 12:00pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Over the course of 22 hours scientists and volunteers will aim to count and document every species in the Pourewa Reserve and adjacent Kepa Bush area at a BioBlitz event. .. More >>

25. Older Dogs Suffering Obesity And Pain Epidemic

27 July 2005 9:28am | Franklin Veterinary Services

Tens of thousands of New Zealand's pet dogs are suffering crippling and painful side effects from a "modern lifestyle" which sees them eat too much and exercise too little... More >>

26. Kaimanawa Horses Needing Homes

08 May 2009 2:26pm | Department of Conservation

Ever thought of adopting a Kaimanawa horse? If so, now is the time to get your application in, with the 2009 muster scheduled for early June. .. More >>

27. 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 >>

28. Response to articles by Dr Jo Pollard

09 June 2011 9:47am | Department of Conservation

Dr Jo Pollard claims to have put the science used to justify the continued use of 1080 "under the microscope". Unfortunately, it appears that she may have forgotten to take the lens cap off, say Paul Livingstone, TB Eradication and Research Manager ..... More >>

29. More Affordable Hair Test For Pre-Employment Drug Testing

30 March 2012 11:53am | NZ Drug Detection Agency

News Release - New Zealand Drug Detection Agency 30 March 2012 More Affordable Hair Test For Pre-Employment Drug Testing Now Available .. More >>

30. 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 >>

31. Honey - it's not always what it seems

18 October 2012 10:09am | Lincoln University

Honey is a tasty, high energy food valued for its taste, colour and unique combination of nutrients that is eaten regularly in New Zealand. .. More >>

32. 35 Years Since Taiko Bird Re-Discovered On Chatham Islands

18 January 2013 9:49am | Taiko Trust

Bird experts and Chatham Islanders told David Crockett he was chasing a taipo (ghost), but the Whangarei man persisted, and 35 years ago this week, the taiko was re-discovered. .. More >>

33. Immunising pregnant mums protects babies from whooping cough

03 September 2014 9:55am | Immunisation Advisory Centre

Whooping cough remains an all too common preventable disease in New Zealand and epidemics continue to occur. Fully immunised infants get their best protection by the age of 6 months, leaving a wide window of opportunity to catching this nasty disease in ..... More >>

34. WWF's Conservation Innovation winners announced

02 November 2014 10:47am | WWF

Wellington, 2 Nov - A mobile phone predator alert, GPS harnesses on cats and automated bird song recognition software-these hi-tech ideas for nature are among those being recognised at WWF-New Zealand's inaugural Conservation Innovation Awards. .. More >>

35. Antarctic toothfish, lost - and found

08 December 2014 9:08am | University of Canterbury

Scientists from the University of Canterbury, the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), and the University of Illinois are working together at Scott Base to investigate the disappearance of large Antarctic toothfish from ..... More >>

36. Rural Broadband no match for Urban Areas

23 December 2014 9:05am | TrueNet

TrueNet's quarterly Rural Broadband report shows a big mismatch between rural and urban areas. In November, Panelists with Rural ADSL took twice as long to load our group of Live Webpages compared to Urban ADSL Panelists... More >>

37. Brain plasticity symposium for Auckland

19 January 2015 2:13pm | University of Auckland

A world authority on the brain's natural ability to form new neuronal connections will speak at New Zealand's first Neuroplasticity Symposium in Auckland soon. The symposium, at the University of Auckland's Grafton campus on Wednesday 4 February, ..... More >>

38. OYSTERS AHEAD: Bluff season begins

27 February 2015 3:34pm | NIWA

Each March, oyster lovers descend on the catch of Bluff's best bivalves - a seasonal delicacy from one of the last remaining wild oyster fisheries on the planet. .. More >>

39. Sony sets the new mid-range standard with Xperia[TM] M4 Aqua

03 March 2015 11:07am | Sony Mobile Communications

o Capture more - just point and shoot, with a powerful13MP camera, F2.0 aperture and Sony's intelligent Superior Auto mode .. More >>

40. Biggest year by far for takahē breeding facility

12 March 2015 11:40am | Department of Conservation

Once presumed extinct, the critically endangered takahē has had a hugely successful breeding season thanks to work undertaken by the Department of Conservation (DOC) in partnership with Mitre 10... More >>

41. Is extreme weather the new normal?

23 March 2015 4:09pm | NIWA

New Zealanders have just experienced one of the driest summers on record - great for beachgoers and cricket lovers, but far from ideal for farmers and orchardists relying on rain to maintain productivity... More >>

42. How Apparel by Design use Unleashed for inventory management

25 March 2015 2:38pm | Unleashed Software

As is the case with most of the businesses we've spoken to, there is an interesting story for how Apparel by Design came about. Rik Dalton, Apparel by Design's founder and owner, was racing in a professional cycling event, when he was involved in an ..... More >>

43. Otago's status as a leading scientific institution confirmed

26 March 2015 12:12pm | University of Otago

The University of Otago leads all research institutions in New Zealand in terms of articles published in 68 highly selective international science journals during 2014, according to newly published rankings by the Nature Publishing Group... More >>

44. Broken Tail-Light Inspires New Plastics Business

10 February 2000 2:57pm | Unknown

A former Air Force technician's efforts to fix his car's broken tail-light lens, rather than pay $300 for a new one, has resulted in a business built on recycled plastic... More >>

45. Food Professionals For GE - Free Cuisine

04 December 2000 10:41am | Unknown

Monday 4 December 2000, Auckland, New Zealand - At lunch today, top Auckland chefs signed a declaration to avoid the use of genetically engineered ingredients wherever possible... More >>

46. Snappy New Possum Trap Effective And Humane

11 June 2001 11:22am | Landcare Research

A scientist and two engineers have joined forces to invent a unique, highly effective possum kill trap, the "Bulldog"!. It is compact, lightweight, robust and suitable for commercial operations. It is very humane, which helps possum trappers ..... More >>

47. 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 >>

48. International Optics Expert To Visit New Zealand

14 June 2002 1:47pm | Industry New Zealand

The New Zealand Optics Industry Cluster is to learn how to grow its capability and benefit from the expanding optics opportunities worldwide, thanks to an Industry New Zealand supported business mission... More >>

49. HortResearch's Youngest Scientist Awarded NI Hons

04 July 2003 2:53pm | Foundation for Research Science and Technology

HortResearch's youngest scientist, Mike Cook, has won the North Island section of the prestigious FiRST Scholarship Awards, sponsored by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, for his development of an automated system to extract DNA ..... More >>

50. Biomedical institute finds new home at Victoria

26 August 2003 10:04am | Victoria University of Wellington

The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, New Zealand's internationally recognised private biomedical research centre, has formed a unique partnership with Victoria University of Wellington... More >>

51. Biomedical institute finds new home at Victoria

26 August 2003 10:04am | Victoria University of Wellington

The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, New Zealand's internationally recognised private biomedical research centre, has formed a unique partnership with Victoria University of Wellington... More >>

52. Fiordland Quake Triggers Over 200 Landslides

27 August 2003 9:33am | Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Last Friday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Fiordland triggered more than 200 landslides in Fiordland National Park, geologists said today. " It's inevitable that an impressively big shake and steep country will combine to produce landsliding on a ..... More >>

53. ihug offers free speed on unlimited dial up

03 March 2004 5:19pm | Ihug

Kiwi ISP, ihug, continues its "Internet for the masses" revolution by launching a high speed unlimited dial up plan targeting New Zealand's 800,000 dial up users. The new offer, free for subscribers of ihug's unlimited dial up service, closes the ..... More >>

54. Fliway and CS Company Pick Microsoft

24 May 2004 3:22pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Transport solutions company Fliway and CS Company, the country's largest independently-owned marketer and distributor of fragrances and cosmetics, are the latest New Zealand companies to take advantage of Microsoft Business Solutions-Axapta to improve business ..... More >>

55. Search On To Find NZ's #1 Halo 2 Player

14 March 2005 3:52pm | Pead PR

Media release: 14 March 2004 HEY CHIEF, WHO'S THE MASTER? Search On To Find NZ's #1 Halo 2 Player Prepare for the ultimate cyber battle! Players from throughout the North and South Islands are soon to clash in the mighty epic to find New Zealand's ..... More >>

56. Epidemic strikes possums in the Wanaka region

08 August 2005 9:36am | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation is advising people to avoid touching possums in the Wanaka region that are showing signs of an unknown fatal disease... More >>

57. Steady Erosion of Ruapehu Crater Dam

13 February 2007 10:31am | GNS Science

Government-owned science company GNS Science is using new laser technology to accurately measure erosion rates of the tephra dam at Mt Ruapehu's Crater Lake... More >>

58. NZ MSD Selects Curam for Client Management

15 March 2007 12:47am | Curam Software

Curam Software, the leading provider of Social Enterprise Management (SEM) software solutions, today announced that the New Zealand Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has selected the Curam Business Application Suite(TM) to power the agency's electronic ..... More >>

59. Wellington Zoo red pandas head off on OE

13 July 2007 3:54pm | Wellington Zoo

Three of Wellington Zoo's most popular inhabitants leave the Zoo on Monday 16 July for Knoxville Zoo in Tennesse, announced Curator Suzette Nicholson today... More >>

60. Science breakthough leads to new gourmet mushrooms

23 May 2008 9:41am | Crop and Food Research

A forest-grown mushroom which is a well-known Northern Hemisphere delicacy is, for the first time this year, being grown under Gisborne pine forests in commercial quantities. It promises to add a new dimension to New Zealand cuisine but also represents a step ..... More >>

61. Meet the Local Species At Taputeranga

26 August 2008 12:08am | Department of Conservation

With the opening of the Taputeranga Marine Reserve planned for the 28 August and Conservation Week (7-14 September) just around the corner - what better time to meet some of the 'local' species of the Wellington South Coast? Here are some ..... More >>

62. Auckland City Wi-Fi Goes Live

20 January 2009 12:55pm | Kordia

Fast, affordable broadband took a major step forward today with the launch of the Auckland City Wi-Fi service across seven key zones of the Auckland CBD and fringe. .. More >>

63. Rare beaked whale strands on Kapiti coast

29 January 2009 12:27pm | Department of Conservation

A rare Gray's beaked whale which stranded and subsequently died on a Kapiti beach this week may have been nursing a calf. .. More >>

64. Evidence Of Recent Undersea Eruption Off NZ Coast

12 March 2009 11:44am | GNS Science

Scientists have returned from exploring three submarine volcanoes in the Kermadec Arc where they found evidence of a recent large eruption at one of the volcanoes. While mapping the Rumble III volcano, they found a marked change in the shape of ..... More >>

65. New doggie DNA test available in NZ

10 July 2009 9:46am | Petpost

They've been called mutts, mongrels, bitsers and 'SPCA specials'...but now mixed-breed dogs can hold their slightly unusual heads high. .. More >>

66. Summit-Quinphos creates sulphur granule

15 July 2009 2:48pm | Summit Quinphos

Fertiliser and animal nutrients specialist Summit-Quinphos is preparing to go nationwide with a new mixed granule formula that delivers key plant nutrients for farmers who haven't been able to afford superphosphate... More >>

67. The pros and cons of using 1080

13 November 2009 4:34pm | science media center

Sunday will see a series of rallies held nationwide to protest aerial drops of 1080 poison to control pests that prey on native birds. .. More >>

68. NIWA: Glaciers Continue to Shrink

23 November 2009 10:14am | NIWA

The National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) has just released the results of its annual end-of-summer survey of the snowline on key South Island glaciers, showing continued loss of glacier mass... More >>

69. 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 >>

70. Experts on synthetic biology breakthrough

21 May 2010 3:18pm | Science Media Centre

Scientists have for the first time created 'synthetic cells' that can survive and reproduce on their own. A team lead by Dr Craig Venter published their results in the journal Science today... More >>

71. New Geological Map of Fiordland Decade in Making

27 May 2010 3:14pm | GNS Science

Seven summers of fieldwork in remote parts of Fiordland by a group of geologists culminated this week with the publishing of a new geological map covering this World Heritage area. .. More >>

72. NZBIO and MTANZ to collaborate more closely

09 July 2010 1:54pm | Joint Media Statement

New Zealand's bio-enterprises will benefit from an agreement between NZBIO and the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) to work more closely together. .. More >>

73. Highly detailed maps of seabed now available

19 August 2010 10:26am | NIWA

The high-resolution maps show the hidden seabed of the deep sea around the country in incredible digital detail, making them a treasure for all New Zealanders. .. More >>

74. Earthquake report: Mag 7.1 West of Christchurch

04 September 2010 9:15am | GNS Science

Widely felt throughout New Zealand. Note: the location, magnitude and depth have been revised. .. More >>

75. December 2010: Warm with a sting in the tail

13 January 2011 3:45pm | NIWA

Rainfall: Below normal for central and eastern North Island and coastal Canterbury; above normal elsewhere o Sunshine: Below normal for much of North Island; above normal in Central and South Otago o Temperatures: Above average for the whole country.. More >>

76. Ever wonder where Monarch butterflies go for the winter?

17 April 2011 2:08pm | Monarch Butterfly NZ Trust

The Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust is looking for 'citizen scientists' throughout the country to report sightings as the Monarchs follow their annual migration. A degree is not needed; anyone can take part, and everyone, schools included, are welcome ..... More >>

77. Parents Warned Over Oz Baby Formula

11 May 2011 9:26am | GE Free NZ

Parents may want to avoid Nestle and Heinz infant formula made in Australia, and to stock up on organic New Zealand-made products, after the companies announced they will accept GM contaminants in their products.(1).. More >>

78. Migration linked to genetic differences in NZ seabirds

01 June 2011 10:36am | NIWA

Ground-breaking research by NIWA and The University of Auckland, investigating the annual movements of New Zealand seabirds migrating within the Pacific Ocean, has revealed that populations are genetically distinct, and have been for centuries as ..... More >>

79. Carbohydrates are Addictive like Cigarettes, Scientist says

02 June 2011 12:03pm | Business Communications

Could it really be that sweets and chocolate are as addictive as cigarettes? That's the controversial conclusion from a study by New Zealand scientists who found that foods made largely from refined sugar and flour have the same addictive qualities ..... More >>

80. Ten Steps to Finding your Perfect 3PL Provider

08 June 2011 1:17pm | Transtore Ltd

Avoid the pitfalls of finding the perfect 3PL to meet your specific requirements, by heeding the following 3PL 'do's and don'ts'. By Anita Fleming - Transtore [Logistics] Ltd , East Tamaki, Auckland. .. More >>

81. Auckland Medical Research Foundation Announces Dec Grants

22 December 2011 9:33am | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

The Auckland Medical Research Foundation (AMRF) announced today $1,864,982 in funding to medical researchers in Auckland in its December 2011 grant round. .. More >>

82. Is it a fish, is it a bird? ...It's an eagle ray!

24 January 2012 10:00am | NIWA

They fly like birds under water and create strange pits in the sand. Eagle rays can be seen around New Zealand's coast in the summer months, when they come in to breed. Like their larger cousins, the longtail and shorttail stingrays, they have a sting ..... More >>

83. Wellington based game developer promises "nerdgasm"

24 April 2012 2:11pm | Gamefroot

Local entrepreneur and game developer Dan Milward officially launches Gamefroot at, the world's first cloud based game creator on Tuesday, 24 April, 2012 in Wellington, New Zealand. .. More >>

84. Eminent Scientist Praises NZ Pastoral Carbon Farmers

14 August 2012 8:49am | Pastoral Carbon Farmers

The soil management and measuring practices of New Zealand's pastoral carbon farmers have impressed the eminent soil scientist Professor Rattan Lal, Distinguished Professor, School of Environment & Natural Resources, Ohio State University. During informal ..... More >>

85. Plan for production with plantain

21 November 2012 8:52am | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Once considered a weed, field trials reveal plantain is a high-protein alternative to pasture ideal for finishing lambs. .. More >>

86. Acute toxoplasmosis impairs memory and concentration

29 January 2013 11:51am | University of Auckland

Acute toxoplasmosis, an infectious disease carried by cats, may be a much more severe illness than previously understood. .. More >>

87. Weird, wonderful science on show at Open Day

30 January 2013 10:38am | Cawthron Institute

People from around the Top of the South are once again invited to step into the weird and wonderful world of science, as Cawthron Institute opens the doors to its stunning Glenhaven Aquaculture Centre next month (Sunday 10 February)... More >>

88. Practical science to the fore at research workshop

12 February 2013 11:53am | Ravensdown

With subjects incorporating terms like micronutrients, nutrient uptake, acidity, alkalinity, solubility and minerality, the order paper at the 26th annual Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre Workshop, which opens today at Massey University, reads ..... More >>

89. Comprehensive protection required to save Hector's dolphin

08 April 2013 3:52pm | University of Otago

New Zealand's heavily endangered Hector's dolphin population could recover if protection measures were extended out to 100m deep throughout its habitat, according to a new University of Otago review... More >>

90. iKlip 2 and iKlip Studio for iPad mini from IK Multimedia

17 May 2013 12:03am | IK Multimedia

IK Multimedia announces iKlip 2 and iKlip Studio for iPad mini now available Now positioning any iPad or iPad mini on stage, in the studio, in the office or at home is easier than ever .. More >>

91. Dire Consequences of Intensive Farming Practices

30 May 2013 12:03pm | WSPA

New Report on Zoonotic Diseases Highlights Dire Consequences of Intensive Farming Practices on the Health of Animals and People .. More >>

92. Important postgraduate waterways conference at UC next month

07 October 2013 2:28pm | University of Canterbury

Dr Melissa Robson, a senior scientist at AgResearch and Environment Canterbury, is the keynote speaker at a waterways conference on the University of Canterbury (UC) campus next month... More >>

93. NZ Bio Scientist Nominated For World Technology Award

11 October 2013 6:30pm | Indigo

NEW YORK, NY - Thursday, October 10, 2013 - The World Technology Network (The WTN) announced today that New Zealand scientist Nathan Balasingham has been nominated for a prestigious 2013 World Technology Award in the Individual Biotechnology category... More >>

94. New Psa treatment approved

21 October 2013 1:57pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has approved a new antibiotic for plants that can be used to control the kiwifruit vine disease, Psa. KASUMIN is used as a spray on crops such as kiwifruit, and contains the antibiotic kasugamycin, which has not ..... More >>

95. UC researcher investigating ways to help people who stutter

07 November 2013 3:38pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher is investigating different ways to help people who suffer from stuttering. Developmental stuttering is a disorder that affects one in 20 children. For a significant proportion, the disorder persists into adulthood, ..... More >>

96. Dr Shaun Barker wins Waldemar Lindgren Award

14 November 2013 12:41pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Senior Lecturer Dr Shaun Barker, who joined the University's Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences in November 2012, has been awarded an international young scientist award by the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). The Waldemar Lindgren ..... More >>

97. New app to help detect 'ticking time bomb in your head'

16 November 2013 3:39pm | AUT University

The Stroke Riskometer application developed by an AUT researcher aims to reduce the incidences of stroke and save lives all over the world. .. More >>

98. Census reveals regional digital divide

04 December 2013 12:36pm | 2020 Communications Trust

Opotiki District remains the most digitally disconnected area in New Zealand with only 50% of households having access to the internet, according to the Census 2013 data released yesterday... More >>

99. Plant & Food Research expand seafood research capability

02 April 2014 1:50pm | Plant and Food Research

Plant & Food Research's new Maitai Seafood Research Facility was officially opened yesterday by Hon. Dr Nick Smith, MP for Nelson, at a function attended by local officials and more than 130 representatives from both the seafood industry and science community... More >>

100. Carter Observatory Looks to the Sky for Total Lunar Eclipse

05 April 2014 1:52pm | Carter Observatory

Wellington's Carter Observatory will be giving visitors the chance to experience one of the sky's most stunning displays next Tuesday evening (April 15) when the first of two total lunar eclipses this year will be visible from earth. .. More >>


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