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Judging is underway to select the best River Stories of 2019

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 4:44 pm | Cawthron Institute

Judging is underway to determine the best River Stories for 2019 as part of this year’s New Zealand River Awards. More >>

Fringe events added to Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 2:49 pm | Cawthron Institute

The Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture will take place on the evening of 17 September 2019 at Annesbrook Community Church. Tickets are now available and Nelson Tasman residents are urged to secure their tickets as demand for tickets this year is already ... More >>

Blue economy focus of Cawthron symposium

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 2:57 pm | Cawthron Institute

A gathering of scientists, central and local government officials, and industry and iwi representatives in Nelson this week will discuss ways to broaden existing sheltered water aquaculture with open ocean aquaculture. More >>

Call for Aotearoa’s best river stories for NZ River Awards

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 1:54 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron is calling for the public to nominate the country’s best river stories for this year’s New Zealand River Awards. The River Story Award goes to the individual or community with the most interesting and compelling story about working to improve ... More >>

Cawthron welcomes funding for National Algae Centre

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 5:49 pm | Cawthron Institute

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. More >>

Planning summer trips with Kūtaicam

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 9:15 am | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute and Whakatōhea Mussels Ltd use Open Ocean Aquaculture Programme buoy “Kūtaicam” to provide boaties with key information for summer trips More >>

Science stars in the Top of the South shine brightly

Friday, 26 October 2018, 12:18 pm | Cawthron Institute

Talented young scientists from Nelson Tasman were celebrated at the 2018 Scitec Expo Awards ceremony on 25 October with 51 winners receiving awards. More >>

Sir Jonathon Porritt to address a future of sustainability

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 8:52 am | Cawthron Institute

The Cawthron Institute Trust Board is proud to announce British environmentalist, Sir Jonathon Porritt as its speaker for the Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture in Nelson Tasman on 23 October 2018. More >>

Cawthron research shows rivers need regular health check

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 7:06 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron research shows that our rivers need regular health check-ups New research by Cawthron Institute is aimed at ensuring that the right things are measured when it comes to the health of New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and streams. More >>

Meg Matthews appointed Cawthron chair

Monday, 1 October 2018, 1:10 pm | Cawthron Institute

Media Release: 1 October 2018 Meg Matthews brings considerable governance experience to role as Chair of Cawthron Institute Board of Directors Meg Matthews has been appointed chair of the Cawthron Institute Board of Directors. She replaces Ian Kearney who ... More >>

Finalists for New Zealand River Stories announced

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:02 pm | Cawthron Institute

Finalists for New Zealand River Stories announced The finalists in the New Zealand River Stories category of the New Zealand River Awards have been announced to coincide with the celebration of World Rivers Day on 23 September. More >>

Ian Kearney to retire as Chair, Cawthron Board of Directors

Monday, 3 September 2018, 12:33 pm | Cawthron Institute

Chairman of the Cawthron Institute Board of Directors, Ian Kearney, has announced today that he will be retiring when his current term on the Board expires at the end of September. Mr Kearney has been Chair for 15 years. More >>

Sound environmental management is good business

Friday, 3 August 2018, 4:15 pm | Cawthron Institute

Entries are now open for the 2018/19 Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards, launched today at the Rangitane Cultural Centre, Grovetown. More >>

Te Kuiti-Based Company Wins Cawthron Innovation Award

Friday, 23 March 2018, 10:12 am | Cawthron Institute

Te Kuiti-Based Company Wins Cawthron Institute Innovation Award at Annual Natural Health Products NZ Summit More >>

25 Years Since NZs Most Impactful Toxic Algal Bloom

Friday, 23 March 2018, 9:48 am | Cawthron Institute

This week in 1993, New Zealand’s export-focused shellfish industry reopened following a nationwide three month shutdown. The enforced closure and ban on exports was in response to a toxic algal bloom that posed a public health threat. New Zealand 25 ... More >>

Summer swimming site has must-know info

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 1:23 pm | Cawthron Institute

Summer swimming site has must-know info on hundreds of NZ rivers, lakes, and beaches More >>

New Zealand’s Most Improved River announced

Friday, 24 November 2017, 10:12 am | Cawthron Institute

Canterbury’s Pahau River took out the Supreme Award for Most Improved River at the New Zealand River Awards 2017 in Wellington last night. More >>

Proof of life using molecular tools

Monday, 6 November 2017, 8:56 am | Cawthron Institute

Scientists at Cawthron Institute have explored the role of RNA in identifying living organisms when using metabarcoding for marine biosecurity applications. More >>

Precision Farming Technology for Aquaculture project funding

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 12:42 pm | Cawthron Institute

Scientists are set to research the application of transformational tech for the aquaculture industry, following funding approval for the two-year Precision Farming Technology for Aquaculture project. The project announced today focuses on developing technologies ... More >>

Thomson Medal latest accolade in string of successes

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 4:46 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute Chief Executive Professor Charles Eason CRSNZ has been awarded the Thomson Medal by the Royal Society Te Apārangi. The Thomson Medal is awarded for outstanding contributions to the organisation, support, and application of science ... More >>

 

 

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