News & events
16 Sep 14 by Hugh Gourlay
Scientists at Landcare Research are investigating two small European insects as potential bio-control agents against the pest plant Tutsan (Hypericum androsaemum).
1 Sep 14 by Jamie Wood
New Zealand officially has a new species of bird; unfortunately birdwatchers are unlikely to have much luck if they go looking for it, as it has already been extinct for several hundred years.
Landcare Research Chief Executive, Dr Richard Gordon says the Crown Research Institute is well placed to host the new Biological Heritage National Science Challenge, announced today by Science Minister, Hon Steven Joyce.
New Zealand science that assists Australian farmers predict mouse outbreaks could soon be applied on this side of the Tasman.
11 Jul 14 by Eric Spurr
Early results from the 2014 national Garden Bird Survey show a significant drop in the number of silvereyes counted.
Kiwi nature-lovers are being asked for their help for an important wildlife survey – and you don’t even have to leave your living room or school classroom to take part.
19 Jun 14
Landcare Research offer science internship placements to provide interns mentoring, exposure to a top science business environment and hands on experience.
Antarctica is changing with parts of the continent warming as quickly as anywhere else on the planet.
17 Apr 14 by Ronny Groenteman
Researchers will shortly begin investigating a promising new biocontrol agent that could over time impact on European wasps.
15 Apr 14 by Eric Spurr
Latest results show tui, fantail, house sparrow, and eastern rosella counts have increased and blackbird and song thrush counts have decreased over the last 7 years.