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Concept report on solar "out of step" with growing consensus

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 04:29 PM
28 March, 2017 - Auckland. A third New Zealand energy report critical of solar is yet again out of step with international consensus and analysis, says the CEO of the country’s leading solar energy services company. Read more...

Brainstorming for New Zealand’s high-tech future

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 03:42 PM
Some of the country’s leading businesspeople and researchers have today come together to brainstorm ideas for new technology research projects to help to grow the New Zealand economy. Read more...

Warmer temperatures on the way

Published: Mon 27 Mar 2017 02:18 PM
MetService forecasters are watching a complex low pressure system over the country, which has been delivering significant rainfall to the upper North Island. The low is expected to move southeast and away from the North Island by Wednesday, as a welcome ... Read more...

Kaikoura refines hazards

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017 04:26 PM
The first research paper based on data from last November's Kaikoura earthquake has made a splash with its publication in high-profile journal Science . Read more...

NIWA launches New Zealand Drought Index

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017 11:36 AM
A new tool to monitor drought conditions across New Zealand has been launched today by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). Called The New Zealand Drought Index (NZDI), it is an easy-to-use, colour coded map that defines ... Read more...

150 years of discovery

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017 11:23 AM
This year the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi celebrates 150 years of discovery, and supporting the pursuit of knowledge. Read more...

NIWA surveying fish in Tasman and Golden Bays

Published: Thu 23 Mar 2017 08:28 AM
Boaties in Tasman and Golden Bays are likely to notice a larger than usual vessel working close to shore over the next few days. Read more...

Dunedin Study team wins 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prize

Published: Wed 22 Mar 2017 11:03 AM
A research team that attracts millions of dollars of overseas funding annually and has influenced health and social policies internationally has been awarded the 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prize. Read more...

Prime Minister’s $1 million science prizes presented

Published: Wed 22 Mar 2017 11:02 AM
The 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, which provide a total of $1 million across five categories, have been presented in Wellington today. Read more...

Hutt Valley teacher wins a Prime Minister’s Science Prize

Published: Tue 21 Mar 2017 04:58 PM
National List MP based in the Hutt Valley, Chris Bishop, is delighted to hear a Prime Minister’s Science Prize has been awarded to Stokes Valley science teacher, Dianne Christenson. Read more...
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