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Rat at bird nest. Image © Nga Manu
Predator Free NZ - ambitious and under-funded

29 July 2016 - News items

Alison Ballance, Our Changing World, Thursday 28 July 2016. The Government’s has announced ambitous plans to make New…

Wasp face.
War on wasps

26 July 2016 - News items

They don't just spoil our picnics, they kill native chicks. The warm weather is not helping to control…

Farmland, part of the area included in the Cape to City project. Image - Richard Brimmer
New Money a Game-Changer for New Zealand’s Biodiversity

25 July 2016 - News items

“The significant new investment in pest eradication, announced at Zealandia in Wellington today by Prime Minister John Key,…

Dr Katharina Ruckstuhl - SLO workshop presentation
Dr Katharina Ruckstuhl, SLO workshop presentation

11 July 2016 - News items

Katharina is a Senior Research Analyst at the University of Otago whose research focuses on Māori language, Māori…

James Baines - SLO workshop presentation
James Baines, SLO workshop presentation

11 July 2016 - News items

James has been a social impact assessment practitioner in New Zealand for more than 25 years. His practice…

Melanie Mark-Shadbolt
Social licence workshop

11 July 2016 - News items

Social licence to operate is an important issue for scientists in the biological heritage area. Think 1080, sprays to…

Kiwi
Innovation & Incubation fund now open

23 June 2016 - News items

We are seeking Expressions of Interest for NZ's Biological Heritage Contestable round — Innovation & Incubation Fund…

Saturday Morning with Kim Hill.
Andrea Byrom: science challenges and pests

21 May 2016 - News items

Challenge Director Andrea Byrom discusses science challenges and pests with Kim Hill.…

Craigieburn Forest Park. Large-scale adaptive management istaking place. A fire burnt through the middle slopes of the area shown in 2015.
Duane Peltzer: wilding pines

18 April 2016 - News items

Toby Manhire interviews Duane Peltzer, senior researcher and plant ecologist at Landcare Research, Lincoln who investigates the effects…

Vespula vulgaris queen.
The problem with wasps

13 April 2016 - News items

The team is investigating a number of methods for reducing or eliminating wasps, and most rely on the…

Fungi, beech forest, Westland
Using DNA Profiling to Unearth Life in New Zealand

13 April 2016 - News items

Using e-DNA profiling to help identify and conserve our small-scale biodiversity.…

Kakapo. Image - Gideon Climo
125 kākāpō Genome Project

11 April 2016 - News items

Peter Dearden talks to BBC4 Inside Science presenter, Adam Rutherford, about the 125 kākāpō Genome Project.…


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