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Dr Charles Berde Announced As Cawthron Annual Lecture Speaker

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 9:36 am | Cawthron Institute

A world-leading clinician who co-founded the Pain Treatment Center at Boston Children’s Hospital will be the keynote speaker at Cawthron Institute ’s 78th annual Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture next month. Dr. Charles Berde – Senior Associate in Pain ... More >>

Entries Open For The 2021 Cawthron New Zealand River Awards

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 3:13 pm | Cawthron Institute

Entries for the Cawthron New Zealand River Awards are now officially open, with exciting new changes to the award categories and judging criteria in 2021 that will celebrate the efforts and achievements of people who are committed to improving freshwater ... More >>

Cawthron Institute’s National Algae Research Centre Set To Unlock Algae Potential

Friday, 28 May 2021, 6:03 am | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute is celebrating the official opening of its new National Algae Research Centre, which will enable the expansion of its algae research and support the establishment of an exciting new industry in New Zealand. The first stage of ... More >>

Cawthron & ESR Study Link Between Heavy Rainfall & Norovirus Water Contamination

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 4:19 pm | Cawthron Institute

Photo Credit: Cawthron Institute Nelson’s Cawthron Institute will co-lead an international team of researchers working to find better ways of detecting norovirus in wastewater and understanding the link between heavy rainfall events and norovirus contamination ... More >>

NZ's most improved river announced at River Awards

Friday, 8 November 2019, 8:53 am | Cawthron Institute

Environment Southland’s Waihopai River took out the Supreme Award for Most Improved River at the New Zealand River Awards 2019 in Wellington tonight. More >>

Cawthron Institute takes exciting step forward

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 10:14 am | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute’s world-leading international algae research collaborations took a significant step forward with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at an event in Tokyo hosted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on 20 September. More >>

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 >>