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1. Cloud solutions dominate 2013 Microsoft NZ Partner Awards

16 April 2014 12:24pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Cloud solutions dominated at this year's Microsoft New Zealand Partner awards event, held in Auckland last night, reflecting the growing strength of cloud solutions in the New Zealand IT landscape over the past year... More >>

2. Appointment to progress AgResearch campus hub plans

16 April 2014 1:30pm | AgResearch

New Zealand's agricultural and food innovation hubs are one step closer to reality with the appointment of a leading project management firm. .. More >>

3. 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 >>

4. 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 >>

5. Vaccine proves cost effective: but coverage needs improving

15 April 2014 12:44pm | University of Otago

The New Zealand Government's investment in HPV vaccination for girls is a "good value-for-money" way to protect health, a just-published study by the University of Otago Wellington (UOW) shows... More >>

6. Wellington startup Loomio hits US$100K crowdfunding target

16 April 2014 10:34am | Loomio

Wellington tech startup Loomio last night hit their US$100,000 (NZ$115,711) crowdfunding target, in a campaign to build a new collaborative decision-making tool. .. More >>

7. Research focus important for optometry

15 April 2014 4:21pm | University of Auckland

It's vital for optometry students to engage in research and keep up to date with new developments in clinical practice, says Professor Steven Dakin, the new head of Optometry at the University of Auckland... More >>

8. Green electricity utility appoints Gentrack as partner

16 April 2014 1:20pm | Gentrack

Gentrack, a global provider of specialist software solutions for energy utilities, water companies and airports, has made further inroads into the UK market by winning LoCO2 Energy as its newest customer, an independent and innovative low-carbon electricity ..... More >>

9. 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 >>

10. Canterbury research aims to develop safer steel structures

15 April 2014 1:15pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury postgraduate civil and natural resources engineering researchers are developing new methods to improve the performance of steel structures in earthquakes. .. More >>

11. 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 >>

12. 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 >>

13. Bumper summer for native moth

16 April 2014 1:15pm | AgResearch

Farmers in the North Island are reporting to AgResearch plantain crop damage from a normally benign New Zealand native. .. More >>

14. And now for a tropical low

16 April 2014 12:52pm | MetService

Active and unsettled weather will dominate in the run up to Easter,with a low of tropical origin bringing heavy rain and gales for many on Thursday andFriday. .. More >>

15. 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, www.ltsa.govt.nz, where an on-line version of the Official New Zealand Road Code for car drivers is now available at no charge... More >>

16. 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 >>

17. El Niño / La Niña to become more dominant

06 February 2012 9:14am | University of Auckland

El Niño / La Niña to become more dominant in New Zealand with climate change .. More >>

18. Stunning solar eclipse visible over NZ 14/11/12

06 November 2012 5:49pm | Stardome Observatory

On the morning of the 14th November 2012 all of New Zealand will be treated to a fine partial eclipse of the Sun. An eclipse of the Sun occurs when the Moon passes directly between Earth and the Sun casting a shadow on the Earth. .. More >>

19. Cats' impact on native wildlife - Experts respond

23 January 2013 3:14pm | Science Media Centre

A campaign launched by economist Gareth Morgan to raise awareness about the impact of cats on native wildlife has elicited a range of opinions, but what does the evidence say?.. More >>

20. Teaching avocado trees how to grow

02 September 2013 6:29pm | AVOCO

Scientists and avocado growers are learning to teach avocado trees to grow in a more productive manner in a bid to improve the yield and regularity of harvests, says Jerome Hardy, Technical Manager at the biggest avocado grower group, AVOCO... More >>

21. Native plant identification a snap

26 November 2013 3:56pm | Otago Innovation Limited

Identifying New Zealand's unique native flora is set to become much easier with the launch of Flora Finder, a smart phone app developed by the University of Otago and MEA Mobile... More >>

22. NZ emissions trading scheme is failing but could be fixed

10 January 2014 9:13am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand emissions trading scheme is failing but could be fixed January 10, 2014 New Zealand's initial attempt to mitigate the problem of climate change is on its last legs, a University of Canterbury (UC) forestry expert says. Professor Euan Mason ..... More >>

23. Zoo's own wētā workshop produces rare giants for release

03 April 2014 9:55am | Auckland Zoo

Following unprecedented breeding and rearing success, Auckland Zoo is today releasing 150 of New Zealand's largest giant wētā, the wētā punga, onto pest-free Motuora Island in the Hauraki Gulf. A further 150 of these 'Nationally Endangered' invertebrate ..... More >>

24. Ragwort bio-control agents working well

16 April 2014 12:53pm | Horizons Regional Council

Annual property inspections in the Manawatu have produced positive results for ragwort bio-control agents. Ragwort senecio jacobaeae is a hardy plant with conspicuous yellow flowers, has the ability to compete with pasture species and contains alkaloids that ..... More >>

25. gen-i launches NZ storage outsourcing service

18 April 2001 10:06am | gen-i

April 17, 2001 - Internet integrator gen-i has launched New Zealand's first outsourced storage service - promising to deliver "storage on-demand" capabilities was announced today... More >>

26. Summer Solstice on December 22

13 December 2006 1:30pm | Carter Observatory

The Summer Solstice is at 13:22 (1:22pm) on December 22. This is when the Sun is at its most Southerly point in the sky and therefore reaches its maximum altitude for the year at the middle of the day... More >>

27. Bio for new staff member: Dr Suzie Greenhalgh

22 May 2007 11:54am | Landcare Research

Dr Suzie Greenhalgh has joined the Crown Research Institute Landcare Research as a senior economist. Her work will include helping develop market-based mechanisms for ecosystem services (the free environmental functions that nature provides). She ..... More >>

28. Research looks at natural predators for bee threat

09 May 2009 1:45pm | Hortresearch

Auckland, New Zealand. 8 May 2009. Scientists are investigating ways to control the destructive varroa mite, a cause of major devastation to honey bees. .. More >>

29. Sexed Semen Hits the Market Following Farm Trials

04 May 2010 12:07pm | Waikato Innovation Park

New Zealand dairy farmers will next season have ready access to fresh sexed semen and embryos following successful onfarm trials by breeding companies. .. More >>

30. Record number of great white sharks tagged in NZ waters

07 July 2011 9:56am | NIWA

Scientists completed a successful three-week field tagging trip in April 2011, where they tagged a record 27 great white sharks around the Titi (Muttonbird) Islands off the northeast coast of Stewart Island. .. More >>

31. Snakes don't belong in New Zealand

07 September 2011 2:46pm | Ministry Of Agriculture And Forestry

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is welcoming the successful prosecution of a Feilding man for acquiring a snake. New Zealand has no native snakes and snakes are a prohibited organism under New Zealand law, specifically the Biosecurity Act ..... More >>

32. Could NZ cherries be the secret to a good night's sleep?

14 April 2012 12:19pm | Moanui

Hamilton, New Zealand - Preliminary research results released today by Fruision Ltd show that sweet cherries grown in New Zealand's sun-rich Central Otago region are a natural source of melatonin at levels over 30 times higher than other cherry varieties ..... More >>

33. Young Canterbury Physicist wins Premier Science Award

13 July 2012 9:57am | Eureka

Young Canterbury Physicist wins Premier Award in Inaugural Sir Paul Callaghan Awards for Young Science Orators .. More >>

34. Impact of Rena oil spill part of wider disaster research

04 October 2012 12:56pm | Massey University

Emergency management specialists from Massey's Joint Centre for Disaster Research are to revisit the scene of the Rena oil spill in the Bay of Plenty as part of a $760,000 project investigating the resilience of communities having to cope with ..... More >>

35. New Zealand Medical Tech At Heart Of Australian Stroke Hub

27 February 2014 3:04pm | Callaghan Innovation

A collaborative project between Callaghan Innovation and Lower Hutt company Im-Able has led to a ground-breaking trial at Royal Melbourne Hospital of specialised technology that can speed up the recovery of stroke victims. .. More >>

36. NIWA Outlook: March-May 2014

03 March 2014 9:36am | NIWA

During March-May 2014, mean sea level pressures are expected to be lower than normal to the north of the country, with higher pressures than normal to the southeast of New Zealand... More >>

37. FoodHQ welcomes ESR

08 April 2014 4:51pm | FoodHQ

FoodHQ today announced that ESR (Institute of Environmental Science and Research) has become the newest member of the collaboration. FoodHQ, New Zealand's international gateway for collaborative food research, generates value for the global food industry ..... More >>

38. Revolutionary technology to reduce driver fatigue

11 April 2014 4:50pm | Joint Press Release

Fleetsafe NZ is working with AIM-listed technology company, Seeing Machines to bring its revolutionary Driver Safety System (DSS) to New Zealand's roads to help reduce fatigue crash statistics that in 2012 resulted in 46 deaths with a social cost of ..... More >>

39. Emissions growing but limiting warming remains possible

14 April 2014 10:37am | NIWA

On Sunday in Berlin the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a further climate change assessment report. This "Fifth Assessment Working Group 3 report" documents recent trends in greenhouse gas emissions and identifies their ..... More >>

40. University of Otago and GE Healthcare join forces

15 April 2014 10:58am | University of Otago

One of the world's largest medical technology companies, GE Healthcare, has signed a partnership agreement with the University of Otago, Christchurch's Centre for Bioengineering... More >>

41. Otago gains state-of-the-art health research microscope

15 April 2014 1:34pm | University of Otago

University of Otago medical scientists will now be able to peer into the cells of the living brain for the first time to study the onset and progression of such neurological diseases as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. .. More >>

42. 'Duckman' gives $25k to wildlife hospital expansion

15 April 2014 5:17pm | Massey University

A Wellington businessman who featured on Television One News' Good Sorts segment on Sunday has donated $25,000 towards the expansion of the Wildbase wildlife hospital at Massey University's Manawatū campus... More >>

43. New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android[TM]

16 April 2014 1:02pm | AVG

New AVG Vault Apps for iOS® and Android[TM] Help Keep Users' Personal Digital Information Private and Secure Latest free application from AVG Technologies gives consumers control of the security and privacy of personal data stored on connected ..... More >>

44. gen-i Appoints New Client Manager

27 April 2001 3:30pm | gen-i

AUCKLAND, 27 April, 2001- Internet Integrator, gen-i has appointed Jacinta Parry as its new Client Manager. She will be responsible for business development issues and establishing and maintaining customer relationships with gen-i's blue chip clients ..... More >>

45. 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 >>

46. Opening Door To Nth. Auckland Bluff Oyster Fishery

07 February 2002 4:20pm | Auckland University

A favourite with oyster-eaters worldwide, the Bluff oyster, could soon be farmed commercially in the warm waters north of Auckland following a successful collaboration between researchers at The University of Auckland's School of Biological Sciences ..... More >>

47. Winter Solstice, longest night and shortest day

15 June 2005 11:50am | Carter Observatory

The Winter Solstice is on June 21 at 18:46 (6:46pm); this is when the Sun is at its most Northerly point in the sky. At the middle of the day on June 21, it reaches its lowest altitude, from the Northern horizon, for the year... More >>

48. Fossil Vomit and Other Stories

25 July 2006 4:13pm | GNS Science

A major national exhibition on fossils is set to tour New Zealand from late 2007. Designed for audiences of all ages, it will tell a unique New Zealand story and will tour through museums and science centres for two years... More >>

49. How sweet is your onion?

07 September 2006 11:34am | Crop and Food Research

A single gene has been identified as critical to both the sweetness and storability of onions... More >>

50. Lahar Researchers Capture Flood Of Information

22 March 2007 10:20am | GNS Science

Researchers from GNS Science and Massey University have spent the last three days gathering a flood of data about Sunday's spectacular lahar as part of a $1 million research programme to gather maximum scientific value from the event... More >>

51. Economic values of Whangamarino Wetland

22 May 2007 10:19am | Department of Conservation

More than a swamp - report on the economic values of Whangamarino Wetland, Waikato.. More >>

52. Zoo's beloved blind rhino Mandhla loses battle

03 July 2007 3:59pm | Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo's much loved rhino, Mandhla, who last November suffered neurological failure causing him to go blind, had to be euthanised earlier today following a dramatic deterioration in his condition... More >>

53. Mint Shot: It Pays To Watch

06 November 2007 1:04pm | mintshot.co.nz

It pays to watch ... and that's exactly what Marc Ellis and the mintshot.co.nz team wants you to do when they launch their new entertainment website www.mintshot.co.nz on Monday 12th November... More >>

54. Return of the native

24 January 2008 1:58pm | Karori Wildlife Sanctuary

An elusive Wellingtonian has made a surprise re-appearance after an absence of nearly 30 years... More >>

55. Buried Volcano Inside Panmure Basin Discovered

22 February 2008 9:30am | GNS Science

Geologists have found a buried volcano inside Panmure Basin, which is the mouth of a volcano that erupted about 28,000 years ago. It is extremely rare for two eruptions to have occurred at the same site in the Auckland Volcanic Field... More >>

56. 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 >>

57. Kiwi Scientists Build Surfboard Using Native Flax

04 June 2008 12:20am | BPN

A surfboard made from Native New Zealand Flax (harakeke) has been put on display at a Science New Zealand display in the Wellington Airport... More >>

58. Supply chain expert elected to int'l council

20 August 2008 3:51pm | Soltius New Zealand

A Soltius expert has been elected to a governing body of an organisation that helps almost 1000 companies worldwide improve their supply chain processes... More >>

59. On the lookout for lizards

11 November 2008 12:52pm | Department of Conservation

Conservation staff on the DOC Poneke area-managed Matiu/Somes Island in Wellington Harbour are preparing for an exciting arrival on Friday's 10 am ferry sailing. .. More >>

60. 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 >>

61. Peter Coleman: Big Bang Origin Of The Moon

28 October 2009 4:39pm | Peter Coleman

Coleman speculates that the Philippine Sea Plate was once an enormous hole out of which the Moon exited, and left a strewen field, or trail, of previously unexplained glassy tektites. .. More >>

62. Should Bisphenol A be banned?

04 December 2009 11:54am | Science Media Centre

This week Breast Cancer UK called for a Government ban on use of Bisphenol A in the production of baby bottles.   Breast Cancer UK says there is "clear and compelling scientific evidence" that links BPA, an organic chemical compound used for the ..... More >>

63. Northpower: Fibre expansion gathering speed

16 March 2010 10:59am | Northpower

Northpower is ramping up its broadband activity and turning to residential customers for the next phase of its ultra-fast 100Mbit/s fibre network... More >>

64. World renowned experts confirmed

23 March 2010 2:46pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Tuesday 23 March 2010 NZ International Science Festival 6-11 July 2010 .. More >>

65. Errors in Royal Society of NZ climate change paper

08 April 2010 9:35am | Ian Wishart

The Royal Society of New Zealand has again nailed its sorry little tail to the mast of a sinking global warming ship, with a statement designed to convince news media, politicians and the public that the science behind climate change is sound. .. More >>

66. Winning teacher tricks his kids

26 November 2010 12:31pm | PM's Science Prizes

An Auckland secondary teacher, who has transformed the teaching of junior science by using new technology to create online lessons and inspiring students to higher levels of achievement, has won New Zealand's top teaching prize... More >>

67. 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 >>

68. Emperor penguin visits the Kapiti Coast

21 June 2011 1:21pm | Department of Conservation

Click for big version Emperor penguin on Peka Peka Beach with Kapiti Island in the background. Photo: Richard Gill, Department of Conservation .. More >>

69. 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 >>

70. Reducing cadmium's threat to the New Zealand economy

03 February 2012 2:02pm | Lincoln University

Cadmium is a toxic heavy metal that can accumulate in agricultural soil and cannot be broken down by natural processes. Some fertilisers contain cadmium as an impurity and this is difficult to remove before application. .. More >>

71. Marlborough Research & Ministry of Science delegation to US

19 June 2012 12:32pm | Malborough Research Centre

The quest to introduce more international scientific capacity into New Zealand, and notably Marlborough, will be advanced by a delegation heading to the United States this week to visit an independent research institute with a global clientele... More >>

72. Water Conservation Orders Have No Role In Sustainable Future

13 August 2012 10:10am | Irrigation NZ

Water Conservation Orders Have No Role In Sustainable Future For New Zealand Instead of knocking the productive use of water for activities such as irrigation, it's time all New Zealanders accepted and celebrated how water adds value. Water is New ..... More >>

73. Work gets underway to keep Golden Bay TB free

18 September 2012 4:14pm | Animal Health Board

The Animal Health Board (AHB) has begun vital aerial possum control across approximately 17,400ha of the Kahurangi National Park and surrounding farmland to prevent the spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB)... More >>

74. 10 Researchers awarded fellowships totalling $8m over 5 Yrs

19 November 2012 3:01pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Ten researchers awarded fellowships totalling $8 million over five years Ten top researchers have been awarded highly sought after Rutherford Discovery Fellowships to help them develop their research careers in New Zealand. The Rutherford Discovery ..... More >>

75. A new vaccine therapy for brain cancer

29 November 2012 10:16am | Malaghan Institute

MEDIA RELEASE 29 November 2012 A new vaccine therapy for brain cancer What do you do when you are faced with terminally ill patients that want to trial a promising immunotherapy but are too sick to provide the immune cells necessary for it to work? ..... More >>

76. Four James Cook Fellowships Announced

05 December 2012 2:33pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Four new James Cook Fellowships have been presented to researchers at the pinnacle of their research careers. The James Cook Research Fellowships are awarded to researchers who have the requisite qualifications and experience and are able to demonstrate ..... More >>

77. IT community encouraged to attend Multicore World 2013

24 December 2012 12:28pm | Multicore World

GreenButton 's founder says New Zealand's IT community should wake up to the opportunity of having a world-class conference on their doorstep in Wellington next February... More >>

78. Symantec System Recovery 2013

15 January 2013 1:13pm | Symantec

Symantec Corp. today announced Symantec System Recovery 2013, providing organisations with comprehensive system protection with full platform support for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and vSphere 5.1. With the new version, system recovery is even more efficient ..... More >>

79. 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 >>

80. Awful Tasting Cod Liver Oil Did Do Some Good

23 April 2013 11:21am | Canterbury University

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher says despite the terrible taste, cod liver oil did actually do some good but the reasons why did not become apparent until the 20th and 21st centuries. .. More >>

81. Meridian research helps protect NZ native longfin eels

29 April 2013 3:39pm | Meridian Energy

Recent findings from research commissioned by Meridian Energy have revealed new information about the longfin eel's habits and migratory behaviour, which will help to enhance efforts to protect the native species. .. More >>

82. 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 >>

83. Sony launches new VAIO range

14 June 2013 4:33pm | Sony New Zealand Limited

All models feature touch screen Includes VAIO Pro - the World's lightest i touch ultrabook Full range features NFC 'one-touch' connectivity VAIO Duo 13 - an amazing evolution of the convertible ultrabook .. More >>

84. Bio-film to protect the dairy industry's stainless steel

22 July 2013 12:47pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are developing a bio-film that could be used to coat stainless steel surfaces which could save the New Zealand's food production sector a significant fraction of the NZ$300 million a year it spends in cleaning ..... More >>

85. List of NZ native plants grows as new species discovered

13 September 2013 4:30pm | Department of Conservation

A panel of scientists has produced the first list that records the conservation status of every known New Zealand native vascular plant. .. More >>

86. Otago researchers make brain fertility break-through

22 September 2013 11:47am | University of Otago

In a landmark discovery, the final piece in the puzzle of understanding how the brain circuitry vital to normal fertility in humans and other mammals operates has been put together by University of Otago researchers... More >>

87. Samsung GALAXY Note 3 and GALAXY Gear arrive in NZ

10 October 2013 3:47pm | Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has today released the GALAXY Note 3 and GALAXY Gear smart watch in New Zealand... More >>

88. ARANZ Geo announces major new release - Leapfrog® Geo 1.4

29 October 2013 4:08pm | ARANZ

Workflow-based solution for modelling geology and mineralisation dramatically increases efficiency .. More >>

89. UC research finds astroenteritis following 2011 earthquake

13 November 2013 12:57pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) research has found significant prevalence of gastroenteritis in Christchurch following the 2011 earthquake. Gastroenteritis leaped 14 times the usual levels over the 35 days following the earthquake compared to the same time ..... More >>

90. 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 >>

91. Southern Alps glaciers in state of rapid change

25 November 2013 8:54am | Victoria University of Wellington

Research carried out by Victoria University's Antarctic Research Centre shows the glaciers of the central Southern Alps are in a state of rapid change with ice volumes set to reduce by up to 60 percent by the end of this century (2100). .. More >>

92. Leap Motion 3D Controller Launches in NZ With Dick Smith

04 December 2013 12:58pm | Leap Motion

AUCKLAND, 4 December 2013 - Leap Motion[TM] today launched in New Zealand with Dick Smith, the company's exclusive retail launch partner, taking pre-orders for the innovative Leap Motion[TM] 3D Controller online at www.dicksmith.co.nz/leap-motion ..... More >>

93. 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 >>

94. One of the world's oldest flying seabird fossils discovered

22 January 2014 12:06pm | Canterbury Museum

An artist's impression of what Australornis lovei may have looked like 58 million years ago. Artist: Derek Onley .. More >>

95. Supporters Acknowledged In Science Festival Life Memberships

30 January 2014 11:22am | The New Zealand International Science Festival

Two of the science community's strongest supporters of the New Zealand International Science Festival have been rewarded with life memberships at tonight's AGM held in Dunedin... More >>

96. Altium Wins DesignVision Award at DesignCon 2014

19 February 2014 1:36pm | Altium

Altium Designer 14 Awarded in the PCB Design Category .. More >>

97. Advancing New Zealand's genetic research

20 February 2014 4:01pm | AgResearch

Scientists from around New Zealand are gathering in Palmerston North today and tomorrow for a workshop hosted by AgResearch which aims to advance the contribution of genetic research to the New Zealand economy. .. More >>

98. Release of bug could put NZ native species at risk

27 February 2014 10:26am | University of Auckland

New Zealand's native insects and plants will be put at risk if a proposal to release a predatory bug to protect tomato plants goes ahead, says University of Auckland biosecurity lecturer Dr Margaret Stanley... More >>

99. Auckland scientists discover new stem cell in human skin

12 March 2014 11:33am | University of Auckland

Auckland scientists have discovered new cells with stem cell properties in human skin, opening the door to a range of new treatments for skin diseases and unhealed wounds... More >>

100. High-Tech monitoring stations set for Kaipara Harbour

17 March 2014 9:17am | NIWA

Scientists are installing state-of-the-art equipment in the Kaipara Harbour next month that will monitor water quality and help improve their ability to predict water clarity... More >>

 

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