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Skygazers across the Northern Hemisphere have been treated to the astronomical spectacle of a "super blood wolf moon".
WeatherWatch boss Philip Duncan has quit Twitter after what he says were inappropriate and "distressing" messages from Speaker of the House Trevor Mallard.
When the Havre undersea volcano erupted in 2012, scientists were way ahead and slightly behind the game.
He's worked in Australia, the United States, and Japan, but nothing that can compare to this work trip: a three-week stint in Antarctica.
OPINION: Ah, January. The time of year when anyone with school-age children wonders how they are going to manage the weeks until the new term starts. Just how much time should our kids be spending on digital devices?
A Japanese company plans to stage the world's first artificial meteor shower after a rocket carrying its technology was launched into space.
Saturn may have flown solo for billions of years - almost its entire existence - before getting its stunning set of rings, a new study suggests.
Missing the sleepy buzz of the blowfly, the annoying house fly that keeps landing on you, the satisfying "click" of the towel as you aim for that fly on the kitchen ceiling?
New Zealand university students are making rats and mice tread water to keep from drowning in a test animal welfare groups want banned.
A rare marine heatwave is under way in places around New Zealand, with fish and other marine life likely to spend the next couple of months swimming south to find cooler water.
A rare "super blood wolf moon" eclipse will be seen in the skies across many parts of the world next week.
A sturdy, resilient starfish from Antarctica is giving Kiwi scientists insight into how climate change can affect the life cycles of sea creatures.
Each year thousands New Zealanders give part of themselves away for nothing in return. In Stuff's five-part series, Hannah Martin spoke to those who give and receive everything from organs to sperm about the lifesaving and life-changing effects of their actions.
A storm is raging in the centre of the Earth. Nearly 2,000 miles beneath our feet, in the swirling, spinning ball of liquid iron that constitutes our planet's core and generates its magnetic field, a jet has formed, roiling the molten material beneath the Arctic.
A hamburger a week, but no more - that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet.
Scientists behind the world's largest atom smasher have laid out their multibillion-euro vision to build an even bigger one, in hopes of unlocking even more secrets of matter and the universe in the coming decades.
Bluebottles have been gathering along the Queensland coast and stinging thousands of beachgoers, but jellyfish washed up on a Christchurch beach are unlikely to be the first of an invasion.
When the surgeons had examined the chain of horribly ulcerated openings running from ear to ear along the patient's face, they decided the only course of action was for the removal of his jaw.