Banning 1080 would lead to the annihilation of nearly all New Zealand's native land animals and birds, writes Forest & Bird's Kevin Hague. Is this really what our leading animal welfare organisation wants?
While your chances of being attacked by a shark are tiny, the risks of an injury from beach litter and marine debris are surprisingly high – and growing every year.
We asked a bunch of smart people in NZ science and technology to tell us their revelation of 2018, whether in the field of science or otherwise
If you’ve felt like this year has been one bad news story after another then you’re not alone. Let’s face it, things have not been great for the environment and the many species that live on this planet for a while now.
With no new classes of antibiotics for decades and resistance to all antimicrobial drugs on the rise, an urgent search is under way to develop innovative new biological alternatives, explains â€¦
Today the government announced a $13.75 million funding boost for research to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle rust. Could microfluidics be the solutions we are looking for?
Trees with red trunks and apples that are red right the way through and flower all year round. Should we back or block the genetically changed plants New Zealand scientists are growing?
November was the peak month of the 1918 pandemic that killed 9,000 New Zealanders. A century, will we be able to deal with another outbreak?
Today's 6.2 earthquake was centred near Taumarunui and transmitted via a rigid subducting slab on the east of the North Island A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck at 3.13pm today, centred 25 â€¦
Dogs think harder when their owners speak gibberish words, a study has found, and one New Zealand dog behaviourist suggests it could be because they're trying to read humans' thoughts.