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Kaikoura refines hazards

Friday, 24 March 2017, 4:26 pm | Science Media Centre NZ

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 . More >>

Science Deadline: Four months since Kaikoura

Friday, 17 March 2017, 5:28 pm | Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: Four months since Kaikoura, more science in the media and great new SciBloggers! More >>

Focus on natural hazards

Friday, 10 March 2017, 4:00 pm | Science Media Centre

Two research papers on major natural hazards and an internal review into September's East Cape earthquake have turned the spotlight on natural hazards this week. More >>

Science Deadline: Antibiotics, water, environment compliance

Friday, 3 March 2017, 5:32 pm | Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: Antibiotic priorities, freshwater discussion continues and environmental compliance overlooked Issue 413, 03 Mar 2017 Quick Links SMC Alerts Calendar Briefings Media Registration About Us Contact the SMC Top news from scimex.org the Science ... More >>

Toxic algal blooms in NZ - Expert Q&A

Monday, 27 February 2017, 12:45 pm | Science Media Centre

Last week, the New Zealand Government announced its intention to make 90 per cent of NZ's waterways 'swimmable' by 2040. More >>

Swimmable target for 2040

Friday, 24 February 2017, 3:25 pm | Science Media Centre

The Government plans to ensure 90 per cent of New Zealand rivers, streams and lates are "swimmable" by 2040. More >>

Fires ravage Port Hills

Friday, 17 February 2017, 3:29 pm | Science Media Centre

Firefighters have spent much of the week battling fires on Christchurch's Port Hills, which have forces families out of their homes. More >>

Dry fuels fanning Port Hills fire

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 1:26 pm | Science Media Centre

Firefighters have been battling fires on Christchurch's Port Hills since Monday evening. Hundreds of hectares of scrub and vegetation have been burnt and nearby residents have been evacuated. More >>

Highly flammable vegetation helps fuel Port Hills fires

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 3:58 pm | Science Media Centre

Firefighters have been battling fires on Christchurch's Port Hills since Monday evening. More >>

Will NZ's future energy be clean? - Expert Q&A

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 10:36 am | Science Media Centre

Approximately 80 per cent of New Zealand's electricity comes from renewable energy sources. But is this the full picture behind NZ's clean and green reputation? More >>

Science in crises: harnessing hype

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:12 pm | Science Media Centre

Lay the groundwork in peace time and be responsive and adaptable when the crisis is unfolding. More >>

Change to cannabis approval

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:10 pm | Science Media Centre

Patients seeking medicinal cannabis will no longer need the approval of a minister, but will go to the Minstry of Health instead. More >>

Change to approval for medicinal cannabis

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 3:25 pm | Science Media Centre

Patients seeking medicinal cannabis will no longer need the approval of a minister, but instead will go to the Ministry of Health. More >>

Inquiry hears outbreak details

Friday, 3 February 2017, 4:39 pm | Science Media Centre

The Government inquiry looking into last year's Havelock North gastro outbreak has started hearings this week. More >>

HPV vaccine funded for boys

Friday, 3 February 2017, 4:37 pm | Science Media Centre

As students have headed back to school this week, boys, as well as girls, will have funded access to the HPV vaccine Gardasil. More >>

HPV vaccine now funded for boys

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 11:05 am | Science Media Centre

As students head back to school this week, boys, as well as girls, will have funded access to the HPV vaccine Gardasil. More >>

12-month deadline for EQ fix

Friday, 27 January 2017, 4:11 pm | Science Media Centre

Owners of about 300 earthquake-prone buildings will have 12 months to secure unreinforced masonry, following theNovember 14 Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

How to become predator free

Friday, 20 January 2017, 2:47 pm | Science Media Centre

Nearly six months ago the Government announced it would aim to rid New Zealand of rats, stoats and possums by 2050. How will we get there? More >>

Predator Free NZ - Expert Q&A

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 1:48 pm | Science Media Centre

Nearly six months ago the Government announced it would aim for a Predator Free New Zealand by 2050. More >>

Proposal to ban microbeads

Monday, 16 January 2017, 4:05 pm | Science Media Centre

Cosmetic products containing microbeads will be banned under a proposal announced by the Minister for the Environment today. More >>

 

 

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