Cows die on farm after 1080 drop
The death of eight cows following a 1080 drop on a Waikato farm is being investigated by the Department of Conservation.
DOC workers threatened at 1080 court hearing
Mediation suggested in 1080 case which has resulted in threats made to Department of Conservation workers at court.
DHBs spend up large on cyber insurance
With hacked health data selling for a premium, DHBs are spending tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars on cyber insurance.
Endeavour Fund backs 69 projects
Science projects ranging from ways to make New Zealand more resilient to climate change to developing superconductor computer processors are among 69 new research initiatives funded through this year’s $249 million Endeavour Fund round.
DOC takes lessons from mining firm
The Department of Conservation is taking safety tips from one of the world’s biggest mining firms.
Gluckman: Emissions-reducing innovation
New Zealand needs to consider its moratorium on genetic modification techniques to access the most promising innovations that would reduce agricultural emissions, says Peter Gluckman in his final report as the Prime Minister’s chief science advisor.
A billion trees and a trillion weeds
Planting trees is only part of the battle to scale up native tree regeneration efforts. In order for the trees to thrive, a war must be waged on weeds and wildings.
Invasion of the e-scooters
Auckland and Christchurch are about to be invaded by bright green e-scooters.
Court delays Hunua 1080 poison drop
The Environment Court has made an urgent order injuncting Auckland Council from dropping 1080 poison across the Hunua Ranges near dams providing two-thirds of the city’s water.