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1. 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 >>

2. 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 >>

3. 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 >>

4. 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 >>

5. 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 >>

6. 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 >>

7. 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 >>

8. 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 >>

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. 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 >>

11. Mt Pirongia Poison Drop Breaches 1080 Warning Label

15 September 2014 10:30am | The Graf Boys

A youtube video clip of a 1080 poison drop across Mt Pirongia claims the Department of Conservation operation breached the New Zealand manufacturer's warnings. .. More >>

12. Obituary - Professor August H. (Augie) Auer jr

11 June 2007 1:37pm | New Zealand Climate Science Coalition

" This sudden loss of Augie Auer is a colossal blow not just to his family and friends and his colleagues in the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition, but to everyone in New Zealand who has a regard for truth and the role of science," said Owen McShane, ..... More >>

13. Surfboard Mounted Touchscreen Computer Makes Waves

21 August 2008 10:19am | Avantec

AvanTEC have today announced the availability of an Australian designed surfboard style vehicle mount, which allows a touch screen computer to be temporarily installed and operated in a vehicle... More >>

14. National Whale Centre launching with heart

15 October 2014 3:13pm | National Whale Centre

October 15, 2014: A colossal life-size replica of a blue whale (the largest mammal on the planet) heart is heading for the Picton Ferry Terminal soon. .. More >>

15. CRP Say Second Staff Report Has No Bearing on Final Decision

22 October 2014 12:44pm | CRP

Chatham Rock Phosphate is pleased the second staff report, released by the Environmental Protection Authority today, contains no conclusions or recommendations, managing director Chris Castle said today... More >>

16. International conference tackles harmful algae threats

22 October 2014 2:55pm | Cawthron Institute

The world's experts in harmful algal blooms and marine biotoxins will descend on Wellington next week for the 16th International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA), hosted this year by Cawthron Institute ... More >>

17. Changeable weather but a fine start to the long weekend

23 October 2014 2:23pm | MetService

A front followed by a cold southwest change is expected to sweep over the South Island today and the North Island on Friday. "Gales are likely in exposed places and a period of rain is expected over most of the country, "commented MetService ..... More >>

18. U.S. Scientist Discovers Telekinesis Equation

11 August 2003 8:56am | James A. Conrad

Murdock, Florida USA, August 4, 2003 - Frequent travelers on the Information Superhighway are aware that it has its own "Twilight Zone" of sorts, and out there on one stretch are signposts directing the curious to the website of James A. Conrad... More >>

19. 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 >>

20. 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 >>

21. 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 >>

22. 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 >>

23. 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 ..... More >>

24. Environmental risk assessment regime to apply to dairy farms

05 September 2014 10:41am | Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council will move to a new risk-based system of dairy farm inspections in 2014-15 as part of the implementation of new water quality rules for the Otago region... More >>

25. Sugar versus fat for healthy diet

29 September 2014 3:40pm | University of Auckland

The debate on healthy diet and the arguments about reducing sugar and fat get an airing on Wednesday at the Auckland Nutrition Research Network seminar. .. More >>

26. 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 >>

27. 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 >>

28. What Antarctica's past reveals about future climate

21 October 2014 3:20pm | Victoria University of Wellington

What Antarctica's past reveals about future climate A PhD student at Victoria University of Wellington's Antarctic Research Centre is looking to the distant past to discover what's ahead for the world's climate. Bella Duncan is researching Antarctica's ..... More >>

29. Granules Make Animal Feeding Safer

10 March 2000 12:26am | Unknown

Feeding animals with dry materials will soon be less dusty and less wasteful, and will improve the working environment and animal health if the results of a joint research project are as successful as expected... More >>

30. Research A Boost For Digital Data

28 August 2000 2:56pm | Foundation for Research Science and Technology

Caption: Katharine Holdsworth: "Wireless data transmission is becoming the new international trend in progressing towards a 'knowledge economy' and advancing the e-commerce industry.".. More >>

31. Vision Pays Off In High Value Exports

10 October 2000 11:59am | Foundation for Research Science and Technology

A vision to extract complex lipids from milk fat and use them as key ingredients for babycare formulas and cosmetics has begun to pay off in multimillion-dollar export earnings... More >>

32. Microsoft Clarifies Misleading NZ Herald Article

22 August 2001 10:25am | Microsoft New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand - Tuesday, August 21, 2001 - Microsoft New Zealand says the New Zealand Herald front page article on Microsoft® Internet Explorer on 21 August 2001 is misleading, and assures customers that their privacy is a top priority. The ..... More >>

33. High Speed Internet To The South

19 September 2001 10:53am | Unknown

Southland Investment & Technology Companies Team Up to Provide High-Speed Internet for Invercargill, Southland and Queenstown - Arrowtown.. More >>

34. Naturally calmer children.....and happier parents!

17 September 2003 9:13am | Kiwiherb

Kiwiherb, New Zealand manufacturers of organic herbal products, have just released their new certified organic calming product for children, Kid's Calm... More >>

35. WelTec students survey ICT skill shortages

19 December 2003 2:32pm | Positively Wellington Business

Recent research findings, as compiled by students of The Wellington Institute of Technology's Business Course, have identified that Wellington's ICT sector seems largely unaffected by speculated skill shortages... More >>

36. WelTec students survey ICT skill shortages

19 December 2003 2:32pm | Positively Wellington Business

Recent research findings, as compiled by students of The Wellington Institute of Technology's Business Course, have identified that Wellington's ICT sector seems largely unaffected by speculated skill shortages... More >>

37. Dairy farm hot-water power use cut by two-thirds

20 August 2004 3:46pm | Meridian Energy

A Kiwi engineer's idea has been turned into a device that takes the heat from cows' milk and uses it to heat water, reducing hot-water costs by around two-thirds in a typical milking shed... More >>

38. Security experts recommend a 'Security Ecosystem'

02 September 2005 12:16am | Unisys

Unisys security experts Terry Hartmann and Rob Dewar this week warned delegates at a briefing in Sydney that a security system is only as strong as its weakest link. Unisys called for governments and companies to work together to create a strong "anti-fraud ..... More >>

39. 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 >>

40. Study To Train The Brains Of Young Drivers

15 August 2006 3:41pm | Automobile Association

Waikato University and the AA Driver Education Foundation have announced they will conduct a study to evaluate a new training approach for young drivers. The aim of the study is to prove - or disprove - the benefits of combining practical training ..... More >>

41. Protected speargrass weevil population to swell

22 December 2006 11:31am | Department of Conservation

A rescue mission for threatened speargrass weevils from Wellington's south coast has paid off with a population now established on Mana Island... More >>

42. 'New Zealand's own video sharing site' launches

27 September 2007 10:04am | kiwitube

new zealand's own video sharing site *show your video, your business, and your music to nz and the world... More >>

43. Matiu/Somes tuatara named after harbour taniwha

27 November 2007 1:01pm | Department of Conservation

The baby tuatara from Matiu/Somes Island have been named after the two taniwha of Wellington Harbour, Ngake and Whataitai. The tuatara, which hatched from eggs found on the island and were reared in captivity, were returned to the island sanctuary ..... More >>

44. Zoos leap into action to help save frogs

29 February 2008 2:18pm | Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo is inviting Kiwis to join it in leaping into the global Amphibian Ark Year of the Frog campaign, which will be helping to save the four endangered New Zealand native frog species... More >>

45. Mars research generates million dollar returns

08 May 2009 11:03am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

A $188,000 investment from TechNZ into collaborative research has contributed to Mars Petcare New Zealand developing of a new range of export cat food that is expected to generate returns of more than $2 million annually to the New Zealand economy... More >>

46. 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 >>

47. Babydoll Sheep Introduced To Reduce Emmissions

14 July 2009 1:36pm | CarboNZero

In his quest to develop the world's leading sustainable vineyard, Peter Yealands has come up with a novel way to keep the grass down at his 1,000 hectare vineyard in the most sustainable way. .. More >>

48. Elders Wool traceability trial a success

14 August 2009 11:09am | Elders New Zealand Limited

Elders Primary Wool (EPW) and AgResearch have completed the second phase of testing and proving their Verifi TT technology. The technology, developed by AgResearch, will enable Elders Primary Wool to prove to consumers that carpets carrying the Just ..... More >>

49. R&D investment supports technology for the blind

14 October 2009 11:10am | Foundation For Research Science And Technology

Investment by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology has helped Christchurch company Povidi develop cutting edge technology that gives blind people access to public arenas for the first time... More >>

50. Spectacular oceanic bloom identified

09 November 2009 3:30pm | NIWA

Scientists at the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) have identified the source of the giant plankton bloom featuring in spectacular NASA satellite images. The NIWA deep water research vessel Tangaroa travelled through the bloom ..... More >>

51. Cabinets Rev-Up Broadband For 10,000 Residents

15 April 2010 12:16pm | Chorus

Local telecommunications network operator Chorus has completed over half its work to rev-up the broadband network in Mangere and Papatoetoe with more than 10,000 residents now able to benefit from high speed internet access... More >>

52. 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 >>

53. 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 >>

54. 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 >>

55. 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 >>

56. World-first green technology has vast market potential

08 December 2010 10:38am | Carbonscape

BLENHEIM, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand charcoal technology company Carbonscape [TM] has become the first in the world to pioneer a new green technology - a one-step process to cheaply produce highly porous charcoal. .. More >>

57. 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 >>

58. Avian Deterrent Grass Wins DuPont Innovation Award

19 May 2011 5:45pm | PGG Wrightson

An avian deterrent grass being commercialised by PGG Wrightson Turf has scooped the Australasian DuPont Innovation Award for Performance Materials, which recognises the commercialisation of outstanding science and technology in Australasia... More >>

59. Highly successful seismic survey summer for OMV New Zealand

02 May 2012 6:38pm | OMV New Zealand

OMV New Zealand and its joint venture partners (Shell GSB Ltd, PTTEP New Zealand Ltd and Mitsui E&P Australia Pty Ltd) carried out a comprehensive 3D seismic acquisition programme in Great South Basin exploration permits between November 2011 and March ..... More >>

60. 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 >>

61. Coroner inquest and HPV vaccine - expert responds

09 August 2012 3:52pm | Science Media Centre

Claims relating to vaccine safety are back in the media spotlight as an inquest into the unexplained death of teenager Jasmine Renata in 2009 continues. .. More >>

62. 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 >>

63. Novel coronavirus outbreak - experts respond

13 May 2013 4:47pm | Science Media Centre

A new coronavirus -- the same type of virus responsible for the 2003 outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS -- has been identified as the cause of an increasing number of illnesses and deaths in several countries... More >>

64. NZ cannot afford to be complacent over quality water

01 July 2013 12:29pm | University of Canterbury

While New Zealand may have abundant water resources, the world is facing a tremendous water shortage which is worsening with time. .. More >>

65. Geonet Earthquake Report Severe M5.7 30km East Of Seddon

19 July 2013 9:20am | GeoNet

Quake Details Information about this earthquake and historical location data . Public ID 2013p537512 Universal Time July 18 2013 at 21:06:39 NZ Standard Time Friday, July 19 2013 at 9:06:39 am Latitude, Longitude -41.55, 174.41 Intensity ? severe Focal ..... More >>

66. UC studying use of hypothermia to treat cardiac arrest

24 July 2013 11:34am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student is studying the use of hypothermia, or lowering body temperature below 35C degrees, to treat cardiac arrest patients and its impact on metabolism in these patients... More >>

67. Moa: the life and death of New Zealand's legendary bird

26 July 2013 10:10am | Craig Potton Publishing

The life and death of the world's tallest species of bird is the focus of a new book being published by Craig Potton Publishing this month. .. More >>

68. Kiwistar abandoned - for what?

07 August 2013 4:22pm | New Zealand Association of Scientists

The New Zealand Association of Scientists is disappointed that Callaghan Innovation has pulled the plug on a promising high value manufacturing venture, Kiwistar Optics. .. More >>

69. Drinking at work a social too

02 October 2013 3:49pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Alcohol can be used for social advantage at work by both young employees and their organisation, new research from Victoria University of Wellington has found. .. More >>

70. Warning sounded on chemical fertiliser use

20 November 2013 12:49pm | Viafos

The barrage of chemical fertiliser that New Zealand farmers continued to use had the very real potential to undermine the country's food safety rating. Viafos, a national wholesaler of natural fertiliser, says the recent Global Food Safety Forum ..... More >>

71. 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 >>

72. 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 >>

73. Scientists probe Lake Rotomahana's volcanic heat engine

06 March 2014 2:36pm | GNS Science

The scientists who found remnants of the Pink and White Terraces under Lake Rotomahana two years ago are back at the lake this week measuring its geothermal heat output. .. More >>

74. Captive bred whio to be released back into wild

11 March 2014 5:39pm | Department of Conservation

The Battle for our Birds continues with the release of more than 30 captive bred whio back into the wild over the next week. .. More >>

75. 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 >>

76. 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 >>

77. 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 >>

78. Non-native species not the bad guys in a changing eco-system

17 April 2014 9:33am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers are investigating some positive features of animals being introduced to New Zealand... More >>

79. Daily capsule for patients with skin cancer

23 April 2014 11:47am | Roche

Erivedge® (vismodegib), a new medicine that has been shown to help patients with a disfiguring and potentially life-threatening form of skin cancer, is now registered for use in New Zealand.. More >>

80. Why is there an argument over 1080?

22 May 2014 3:26pm | Murray Dench

Both sides of the argument are supported by intelligent and committed conservationists so why can't consensus be found when both sides care deeply about the birds and the forests. .. More >>

81. Ancient Forest Emerges From Beneath Takapuna Beach

26 May 2014 9:22am | Dr Bruce Hayward

In recent days the sand near low water in the middle of Takapuna Beach, Auckland, has shifted and exposed the long buried remains of an ancient forest. .. More >>

82. 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 >>

83. Neurological Foundation Announces July 2014 Grant Recipients

08 July 2014 11:17am | Neurological Foundation

The Neurological Foundation is pleased to announce that funding of close to $1 million for neurological research, a Repatriation Fellowship and travel grants has been approved in its July 2014 grant round, the first of two rounds held each year... More >>

84. 2013 New Zealand's warmest winter on record

18 July 2014 9:59am | Victoria University of Wellington

The world continued to warm last year, according to the State of the Climate in 2013 report, with some Southern Hemisphere countries, including New Zealand, having one of their warmest years on record... More >>

85. Study into Didymo's impact on 55 South Island waterways

10 August 2014 10:11am | University of Canterbury

In one of the largest field studies of its kind to examine Didymo, or rock snot, a University of Canterbury project has sampled 55 rivers and streams across the South Island in every major region, to establish its niche and effects on ecosystems. .. More >>

86. New child cancer specialist for Auckland

01 September 2014 12:59pm | University of Auckland

Paediatric oncologist, Dr Andrew Wood has returned to the University of Auckland to research the genetic mistakes driving childhood leukaemias. Dr Wood graduated from the University of Auckland's School of Medicine, and trained as a paediatrician ..... More >>

87. NIWA Outlook:September-November 2014

02 September 2014 5:24pm | NIWA

The equatorial Pacific Ocean remains ENSO-neutral at the end of August 2014. Despite the Southern Oscillation Index being currently negative, a fully coupled (ocean and atmosphere) event has yet to initiate... More >>

88. First Kiwi Chick of the Season Hatches

05 September 2014 5:40pm | Rainbow Springs

Rotorua 5 September 2014: It's arrived! The first kiwi chick of the season has hatched at Kiwi Encounter at Rainbow Springs in Rotorua, New Zealand's largest hatchery for brown kiwi... More >>

89. No bees, no food, no people

08 September 2014 9:43am | Federated Farmers

Without the incredible honeybee, two-thirds of the food we take for granted would almost vanish, making life as we know it impossible. .. More >>

90. Sugar babies and clever buoys make finalists

10 September 2014 10:08am | The Kudos Awards

Deborah Harris PhD & Nurse Practitioner at Waikato Hospital, renown for her groundbreaking research with hypoglycaemia in newborn babies and Laboratory Technician, Chris McBride from the University of Waikato are among the 16 Kudos finalists announced recently... More >>

91. 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 >>

92. Finalists named in New Zealand DIVAs

19 September 2014 11:15am | Infotools

The winner of the New Zealand Data Insight Innovation Award (DIVA) will be announced in Auckland at the Research Effectiveness Awards 2014 on 26 September. .. More >>

93. Huawei Ascend P7 - Now available in New Zealand

23 September 2014 2:04pm | Huawei Technologies

New Zealand, September 23: Huawei's newest flagship smartphone, the Ascend P7, which combines stunning form with seamless function, is now available in New Zealand. .. More >>

94. Norfolk Island's Endangered Green Parrot Numbers on the Rise

23 September 2014 5:31pm | Massey University

The population of the critically endangered Green Parrot ( Cyanoramphus cookii ) on Norfolk Island is on the rise, thanks to an intensive collaboration between Massey University researchers and Norfolk Island National Park (NINP) ecologists and rangers... More >>

95. Victoria students help public keep an eye on our water

25 September 2014 11:16am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington's engineering students are continuing to push the frontiers of pollution monitoring in New Zealand's waterways through an innovative collaboration known as RiverWatch... More >>

96. National Digital Forum to be Held in Wellington

29 September 2014 2:45pm | National Digital Forum

This November will see some of the biggest thinkers in the digital world converge in Wellington for the National Digital Forum (25-26 November, Te Papa), an annual conference about digital interaction with culture and heritage... More >>

97. Recovered little blue penguin released at Himatangi

01 October 2014 2:27pm | Wildbase

Ian McKelvie assists Wildbase Technicians with the release of the little blue penguin at Himatangi Beach Video: .. More >>

98. 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 >>

99. Lunar Eclipse - the Sequel

08 October 2014 10:59am | Stardome Observatory

If cloud hampered your last opportunity to watch the Moon disappear, you're in luck. The Solar System is providing Kiwis with another spectacular view of a lunar eclipse, weather permitting of course. .. More >>

100. High-tech 'jackets' to help regulate energy use

13 October 2014 2:12pm | Auckland University

New research at the University of Auckland developing retrofit technology for the production of aluminium would be the first in the world to allow the industry to more easily regulate electricity use. .. More >>


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