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New Zealand Archaeology Week

Published: Fri 26 Apr 2019 05:19 PM
New Zealand Archaeology Week runs from 27 April to 5 May 2019, organized by the New Zealand Archaeological Association. Around the country, a variety of events are being hosted by consultant archaeologists, museums, heritage organisations and iwi to showcase ... Read more...

Curtin Professor appointed Chief Scientist

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 03:02 PM
Curtin University has congratulated Professor Michael Bunce on being appointed the Chief Scientist of New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). Read more...

Environment report a clear picture of change: NIWA

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 01:16 PM
The latest state of the environment report released today provides New Zealanders with clear evidence that our climate, freshwater and marine systems are changing, says NIWA. Read more...

Wet weather travels north over Easter weekend

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 12:17 PM
A ridge of high-pressure which has been dominating Aotearoa this week is set to give way to a front this Easter weekend. Read more...

The state of Aotearoa's environment - Expert Reaction

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 11:16 AM
A state of the environment report has highlighted nine priority issues, including polluted waterways, greenhouse gas emissions and urban growth and pollution. Read more...

Suspected New Seabird Species Discovered by Heritage

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 10:34 AM
Pioneering Christchurch-based expedition cruise company Heritage Expeditions is ruffling feathers within the birding fraternity following its discovery of what is believed to be a new species of seabird. Read more...

Breakthrough for children with serious epileptic seizures

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 10:31 AM
Emergency medicine doctors around the world now have a better way to treat severe epileptic seizures in children, thanks to a New Zealand-Australian study. Read more...

Kiwi friend of the moa returns home

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 10:14 AM
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has appointed Kiwi expat Professor Michael Bunce to the role of Chief Scientist. Read more...

Cawthron welcomes funding for National Algae Centre

Published: Wed 17 Apr 2019 05:49 PM
Advancing world-leading algae research in Nelson has been given a huge boost thanks to the approval of funding from the government’s Provincial Growth Fund, Cawthron Institute Chief Executive Charles Eason says. Read more...

Eggceptional Easter weather - mostly

Published: Wed 17 Apr 2019 11:48 AM
We’re in for a calm, mostly fine and mild Easter, according to NIWA’s weather forecasting team. While more detailed forecasting can be found on weather.niwa.co.nz , here’s the executive summary with a rating in eggs out of 10: Friday A high pressure ... Read more...
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