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An antibiotic-resistant E coli strain has been found in two Canterbury rivers, a discovery that could have far-reaching consequences for human health in the future.
A century of stargazing in New Plymouth, taking in the two world wars and the moon landings, has been documented in a new book.
Four Taranaki robotic enthusiasts are heading back to America to compete at the 'Olympics of Robotics'.
Did you ever want to know what an Antarctic Weddell seal gets up to beneath the ice of the Ross Sea? Well thanks to our Niwa scientists, now you can.
Environment Canterbury (ECan) says a just-approved region-wide strategy to clean up water and reduce nitrogen loss from farms is one of its most "momentous" achievements.
A leading Kiwi scientist and winner of the 2018 Wellingtonian of the Year award for science and technology has died, aged 70.
Anchoring is a technique that sells goods at high prices but allows people to think they are getting low prices.
OPINION: It has been a big year for scientific breakthroughs and discoveries, but three in particular speak to me about our growing understanding of where the human race has come from and where we are going.
Christchurch drinking water will be able to contain more nitrates from pollution for the next 50 to 100 years, Environment Canterbury (ECan) has decided.
There is a mysterious object that orbits our Sun way beyond the orbit of the most distant planet Neptune.
It is a good thing the Dracula ant is not the size of a crocodile, because their jaws snap shut 5000 times faster than the blink of an eye.
Nasa's Voyager 2 is now the second human-made object to zip away from the sun into the space between the stars.
For all those Kiwis wondering whether there will be sunny summer surprise under the Christmas tree this year, the answer is - perhaps.
Kiwi scientist Dr Andy Reisinger has tried to distil the extreme wordiness of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change into just 19 haiku.
The Tasman Sea is heating up again, a year after the rare "marine heatwave" which brought New Zealand's hottest summer on record.