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Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

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  • Feb 18

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  • Jan 18

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    Hitting back at Japanese Honeysuckle

    31 Jan 18 by Suzette Howe

    Hundreds of Japan’s white admiral butterflies are emerging in New Zealand for the first time.

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  • Jan 18

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    Fungi of New Zealand

    30 Jan 18 by Suzette Howe

    A new educational booklet, aimed at teaching Māori ancestral knowledge about fungi (hekaheka) has been released to schools.

    Manaaki Whenua researchers launched the bilingual teacher and student booklet “Ngā Hekaheka o Aotearoa,” at Auckland’s Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngā Maungarongo.

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  • Jan 18

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    A fun, educational event for the whole family to celebrate World Wetlands Day and local biodiversity.

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  • Jan 18

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    Update 5: Experiments with agar plates

    16 Jan 18 by Phil Novis

    Testing predicted responses of Antarctic plants and microbes to environmental change. It is time now to consider how we will conduct laboratory experiments to determine the environmental tolerances of the eight species of Antarctic terrestrial species.

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  • Dec 17

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    What on Earth?

    18 Dec 17

    What does the latest satellite Earth observation technology mean for New Zealand industry, environment and climate? March’s ‘What On Earth’ Colloquium in Wellington is the perfect place to answer that question.

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  • Dec 17

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    Wasp biocontrol update 12

    15 Dec 17 by Bob Brown

    After racing badgers to wasp nests last year, and losing half the time, I decided to schedule this year’s collecting trip a few weeks earlier in the year, starting in late northern hemisphere summer. I started the trip in Leuven, Belgium, where I teamed up with colleagues at KU Leuven who specialise in the evolution of sociality in bees, wasps and ants.

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  • Nov 17

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    Enhancing global geospatial data standards

    24 Nov 17 by Christine Harper

    International meetings on a subject that enables much of the technology that enhances our lives will be held in New Zealand next month.

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  • Nov 17

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    We're celebrating 25 years of science for New Zealand with Science NZ and our partner Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) with a fascinating array of public talks and interactive exhibitions in Te Papa's Oceania Room. Scientists will be on hand to answer your questions, and as well as displays profiling our work on weeds, pest control, the environment, citizen science, and our unique biodiversity, we have activities for young and aspiring scientists.

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  • Nov 17

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    Science for New Zealand Exhibition

    10th Nov 2017 - 11th Nov 2017

    Meet us at Te Papa - find out more about who we are and what we do.

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