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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 >>

Are Cities a Potential Solution for Biodiversity Decline?

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:53 pm | Cawthron Institute

Professor Bruce Clarkson will examine whether cities are a potential solution for biodiversity decline when he delivers the 2017 Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture in Nelson on 28 September. More >>

More than 350 entries on show at Cawthron Scitec Expo

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:58 pm | Cawthron Institute

The Cawthron Scitec Expo 2017 will be the biggest ever, with more than 350 entries received from students in Nelson and Tasman. More >>

Cawthron announces 2017 scholarship recipients

Monday, 18 September 2017, 1:26 pm | Cawthron Institute

Three young scientists will take up highly sought-after scholarship to do research at Cawthron Institute. More >>

Project to Understand Health of Lakes Gets $12m from MBIE

Friday, 15 September 2017, 12:18 pm | Cawthron Institute

A project jointly led by GNS Science and the Cawthron Institute to understand the current and historic health of 380 New Zealand lakes has received $12 million over five years from the government’s Endeavour Fund. More >>



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