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Rotorua to host Maori Forestry Forum

Monday, 22 July 2013, 12:50 pm | Scion research

Registrations are now open for ‘Mai i te ngahere oranga - Māori Forestry Forum’ to be held at Waiariki Institute of Technology in Rotorua on Friday 16 August. More >>

Rotorua to gain from innovative research

Tuesday, 31 August 2010, 4:40 pm | Scion research

Today the Minister for the Environment Hon Nick Smith announced that an innovative Rotorua research initiative will be awarded $1 million over two years from the Ministry’s Waste Minimisation Fund, subject to signing of the deed. More >>

Scion welcomes Taskforce findings

Thursday, 4 March 2010, 11:11 am | Scion research

Crown Research Institute Scion welcomes the positive and constructive report of the Crown Research Institute Taskforce – “How to enhance the value of New Zealand’s Investment in Crown Research Institutes.” More >>

Squeaky clean-shoes for scientists

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 10:37 am | Scion research

Biosecurity officers at Auckland International Airport won’t need to clean any dirty shoes belonging to a select group of international scientists arriving next week for the 5th International Phytophthora working party meeting. More >>

Rotorua Council looks to gain value from biosolids

Tuesday, 23 February 2010, 4:49 pm | Scion research

Rotorua District Council (RDC) and Crown Research Institute, Scion, are joining forces to demonstrate a new approach to the management of organic wastes. More >>

Port trials new lighting system to beat bugs

Tuesday, 12 January 2010, 4:00 pm | Scion research

The Port of Tauranga is looking to fend off night raids by aerial attackers. The precious merchandise being protected from these invaders is sawn timber and logs destined for valuable overseas markets. More >>

Gorse a potential water pollutant

Thursday, 4 September 2008, 4:22 pm | Scion research

A potential source of nitrogen pollution in New Zealand's lakes and waterways has been identified and measured by a leading water and soil quality scientist. More >>

Review Puts Forests Ahead Of Food Crops

Thursday, 28 August 2008, 5:33 pm | Scion research

A scientific review of options for the production of bioenergy in New Zealand, their economic viability and sustainability, provides further weight to the argument that energy from forests is one of New Zealand's best option for producing its own biofuels. More >>

Ensuring the sustainability of New Zealand forests

Tuesday, 8 April 2008, 10:15 am | Scion research

Ensuring the sustainability of forestry production in New Zealand is now possible thanks to productivity indicators identified by Crown Research Institute, Scion. More >>

New Zealand Research Expertise Sought

Monday, 3 March 2008, 2:01 pm | Scion research

Dr Tom Richardson, chief executive of Crown Research Institute Scion, is one of a 10-strong New Zealand delegation heading to the United States this week, presenting at the U.S. Government-hosted Washington International Renewable Energy Conference ... More >>

Forestry Attracts Major Funding Boost For Research

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 5:19 pm | Scion research

A new entity known as Future Forests Research Ltd (FFR), formed by the New Zealand forest industry and Crown Research Institute, Scion, is driving a major expansion in forestry research activity. More >>

Research looks at native trees, carbon emissions

Wednesday, 20 June 2007, 11:28 am | Scion research

Are our native trees adding to or reducing New Zealand's carbon emissions? That's the question Rotorua scientists are hoping to answer with one of their current research projects. More >>

Rotorua Scientist Wins Prestigious Travel Award

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 11:34 am | Scion research

A Rotorua scientist is off to the United States in August to present her research at an international conference, after winning a prestigious Fulbright Travel Award. More >>


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