Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

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  • Feb 16

    1

    Tests will soon begin to ensure a mite, that looks a promising biocontrol agent against wasps, isn’t a threat to bees.

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  • Jan 16

    26

    Weevils to wage war on weed

    26 Jan 16 by Hugh Gourlay

    Hundreds of Chilean weevils will be released over the coming weeks to control the widespread weed Darwin’s barberry.

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  • Jan 16

    20

    Researcher in NZ first

    20 Jan 16 by Greg Ford

    Landcare Research researcher Zhi-Qiang Zhang has been appointed to the post of Secretary-General of the prestigious International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.

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  • Dec 15

    23

    Flax collection helping save young lives

    23 Dec 15 by Katarina Tawiri

    One of New Zealand’s nationally significant plant collections is being used to help save babies’ lives.

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  • Dec 15

    17

    Christmas closure

    17 Dec 15

    The staff at Landcare Research are away on their holidays from December 25th to January 5th and our response to issues may be delayed during this time.

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  • Dec 15

    16

    App aids conserving native orchids

    16 Dec 15 by Murray Dawson

    An app to identify native orchids could help save some of the more rare and endangered species from being picked like a common daisy.

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  • Dec 15

    16

    Soil is fundamental to life on Earth – and as our soil and land resources come under increasing pressure, choices will need to be made for optimum and sustained use.

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  • Nov 15

    20

    Bright ideas brimming at hackathon

    20 Nov 15 by Justine Daw

    Three strangers have developed a web app to help landowners know how suitable their property is for bees.

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  • Nov 15

    6

    Hackers with a cause

    6 Nov 15 by Ngaire Raikabula

    Hackers will converge at a mystery location in Wellington this weekend. But there won’t be anything illegal going on.

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  • Oct 15

    21

    Landcare Research welcomes Environment Aotearoa 2015 – the third national state of environment report released today by the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) and Statistics New Zealand.

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