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Rodent with ear tag. Image - Andrea Byrom
Genetic distinctiveness of the Waikawa Island mouse population

14 March 2017 - News items

Removal of mice is only feasible if recolonisation is rare. Using genetics and morphology Ellie Bradley and team…

Stoat. Image - Andrea Byrom
Predator-Free New Zealand 2050 Science Strategy: Call for Expressions of Interest

13 March 2017 - News items

Expressions of Interest are sought for a ‘Strategy Team’ (5-7 people) to develop the Science Strategy required to…

Rachel Nepia - the inaugural recipient of the Bruce Clarkson Scholarship. Image - Mark Peters
Bruce Clarkson Scholarship

7 March 2017 - News items

The inaugural recipient of this scholarship is Rachel Nepia. The scholarship will fund Rachel's work on "Understanding the…

Rachel Nepia - the inaugural recipient of the Bruce Clarkson Scholarship. Image - Mark Peters
Bruce Clarkson Scholarship

7 March 2017 - News items

The inaugural recipient of this scholarship is Rachel Nepia. The scholarship will fund Rachel's work on "Understanding the…

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Kauri Dieback Community Survey

16 February 2017 - News items

To understand the views of communities affected by kauri dieback the Tiaki mō kauri team are inviting people…

Dr Catherine Febria sampling waterway.
Re-building healthy rivers

27 January 2017 - News items

Freshwater ecologist Dr Catherine Febria, talks to Kathryn Ryan about boosting healthy resilience in polluted rivers.…

Great Mercury Island. Image - James Russell
The battle for our islands

11 January 2017 - News items

Science reporter Jamie Morton talks to Auckland University conservation ecologist Dr James Russell about the ongoing battle to…

Dr Mels Barton, left, and Dr Marie McEntee are conducting a public survey on kauri dieback disease as part of Kauri Recue. Image - Simon Smith, Fairfax NZ
New research to work out how to help kauri

10 January 2017 - News items

Simon Smith reports on two new studies, funded by the National Science Challenge for New Zealand's Biological Heritage,…

Kauri dieback desease. Image - NZ Herald
Why is killer disease drawn to our kauri?

10 January 2017 - News items

Scientists are seeking to solve one of the most intriguing mysteries of the disease that's killing our kauri…

Radio-collared rat. Image - Andrea Byrom
Research funding announcement

20 December 2016 - News items

The National Science Challenge for NZ’s Biological Heritage has approved six new research projects from its latest contestable…

Paracrangonyx compactus
Crustaceans: guardians of the aquifer

14 December 2016 - News items

NIWA ecologist and crustacean expert Graham Fenwick talks to Kathryn Ryan about a new study on ancient groundwater…

Maggie Barry. Image - New Zealand Parliament
Predator Free 2050 Ltd board appointed

1 December 2016 - News items

Great to see Predator Free 2050 board announced! Looking forward to providing research strategy to make it happen.…


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