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TechWeek 2019

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on TechWeek 2019

Source: Landcare Research Join us online as our researchers showcase their work and the impacts of technology on our environment. We will host a live Q+A with Ben Jolly and Andrew McMillan who will showcase technology ranging from terrestrial laser scanners and drones to virtual reality headsets and how they can benefit research of our […]

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New Zealand Colony Loss Survey shows ongoing trend in overall honey bee colony loss

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Colony Loss Survey shows ongoing trend in overall honey bee colony loss

Source: Landcare Research Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » New Zealand Colony Loss Survey shows ongoing trend in overall honey bee colony loss A report on the New Zealand Colony Loss Survey for 2018 has been released highlighting an increase in colony losses in most regions throughout New Zealand, with […]

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BEST Symposium

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on BEST Symposium

Source: Landcare Research Date 1 May 2019 Venue National Library, Corner Molesworth and Aitken Street, WellingtonView on Google maps   REGISTER NOW »   Space is limited to 80 people so please register early to ensure that you get a seat. The management of New Zealand’s natural resources continues to be an important issue with […]

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Māori reconnect with their roots through a new raranga education programme with the help of the The National NZ Flax Collection / Te Pā Harakeke ō Aotearoa

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Māori reconnect with their roots through a new raranga education programme with the help of the The National NZ Flax Collection / Te Pā Harakeke ō Aotearoa

Source: Landcare Research Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Māori reconnect with their roots through a new raranga education programme with the help of the The National NZ Flax Collection / Te Pā Harakeke ō Aotearoa A new programme involving the National NZ Flax Collection is taking place at a […]

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Predator-Free Taranaki

By   /  February 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Predator-Free Taranaki

Source: Landcare Research Scientists from Manaaki Whenua’s Wildlife Ecology and Management Team are collaborating with the Taranaki Regional Council, Department of Conservation, and Taranaki Mounga Project on a research project to investigate how invasive mustelids (i.e., ferrets, stoats, and weasels) move around the landscape. The project is part of ‘Towards Predator Free Taranaki’ which is […]

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Embedding mātauraunga Māori into the deep south – a new Māori whakairo to be carved in Antarctica

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Embedding mātauraunga Māori into the deep south – a new Māori whakairo to be carved in Antarctica

Source: Landcare Research Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Embedding mātauraunga Māori into the deep south – a new Māori whakairo to be carved in Antarctica Antarctica will shortly receive one of the first traditional Māori carvings to have been carved and completed on the ice. A pair of Māori […]

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Digging into the roots of New Zealand’s golden opportunity

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Digging into the roots of New Zealand’s golden opportunity

Source: Landcare Research Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Digging into the roots of New Zealand’s golden opportunity Scientists and Māori agribusiness have teamed up to learn about mānuka DNA variation, beehive stocking rates, and honey bee food resources. As the mānuka gold rush continues to soar, so does New […]

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Graham Sevicke-Jones to join our Senior Leadership team

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Graham Sevicke-Jones to join our Senior Leadership team

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »Graham Sevicke-Jones to join our Senior Leadership team © This image by Landcare Research is published under the CC-BY 4.0 international licence unless otherwise specified.”/>Graham Sevicke-Jones New Senior Leader at Manaaki WhenuaWe are delighted to announce that Graham Sevicke-Jones will be joining the Senior Leadership […]

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Plant pathogens responded to past climate change

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Plant pathogens responded to past climate change

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »Media releases »Plant pathogens responded to past climate changeA study of ancient rodent nests from the Atacama Desert in northern Chile has provided the first insights into how organisms responsible for causing diseases in plants responded to past climate change.Although the Atacama Desert is now a dry […]

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Shared science MOU to benefit the Waikato region

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Shared science MOU to benefit the Waikato region

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »Media releases »Shared science MOU to benefit the Waikato regionThursday 15 Nov 2018 Dr Richard Gordon (Manaaki Whenua) and Waikato Regional Council chief executive Vaughan Payne sign the MOU. Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research and Waikato Regional Council will be working closer together on science programmes in […]

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Winning against Wildings: Update

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Winning against Wildings: Update

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »Winning against Wildings: UpdateResults from a new survey have revealed landowners and farmers in New Zealand are more aware of the ‘serious threat’ posed by wilding pines than ever before.Wilding pines are arguably our country’s most serious and intractable weed. Now occupying more than 1.8 […]

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Scientist awarded fellowship for research into the impact of climate change on New Zealand land

By   /  October 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Scientist awarded fellowship for research into the impact of climate change on New Zealand land

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »Media releases »Scientist awarded fellowship for research into the impact of climate change on New Zealand landManaaki Whenua – Landcare Research scientist Dr Kendon Bell has been awarded a Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to continue his research into measuring the impact of climate change on New Zealand […]

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The race against myrtle rust

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on The race against myrtle rust

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »The race against myrtle rustPōhutukawa, mānuka, kānuka, and other NZ seeds are being collected, grown, and tested for resilience to this devastating disease.[embedded content]Myrtle rust has quickly become a huge talking point for New Zealand’s biosecurity.It has the potential to wipe out entire native species […]

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Students, Predator Tracking & Pythagoras – pilot project takes off

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Students, Predator Tracking & Pythagoras – pilot project takes off

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »Students, Predator Tracking & Pythagoras – pilot project takes offCombining mathematics, school students, and scientific predator tracking techniques doesn’t usually add up, but researchers are trialling a new project combining the three in a bid to teach students how to track and analyse animal movements. […]

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Launch of NZ’s first bilingual guides to native moths

By   /  July 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Launch of NZ’s first bilingual guides to native moths

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »Launch of NZ’s first bilingual guides to native mothsNew Zealand is home to only 13 traditionally recognised native species of butterflies, but when it comes to moths we have thousands.“We have about 2,000 species of moths in New Zealand. I say ‘about’ because we are […]

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The Great Weeds Hunt Aotearoa

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Science  /  Comments Off on The Great Weeds Hunt Aotearoa

Source: Landcare Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Great Weeds Hunt Aotearoa New Zealand is one of the weediest countries in the world, with the number of weed species now outnumbering our native flora. These invasive weeds are among the greatest environmental threats to our parks, wetlands, reserves, coasts, bush remnants, and alpine areas. – […]

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Wasp biocontrol update 13

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Wasp biocontrol update 13

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »Wasp biocontrol update 13Bob Brown, Manaaki Whenua – Landcare ResearchThe wasp season is finally winding down and I am now able to start catching my breath and let you know what has been going on with the Wasp Biocontrol Phase II project.New and old agent […]

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More than 8 million hectares of New Zealand soil now digitally mapped

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on More than 8 million hectares of New Zealand soil now digitally mapped

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »More than 8 million hectares of New Zealand soil now digitally mapped[embedded content] Soil scientists have reached a new milestone, digitally mapping more than 8 million hectares of New Zealand soils.“Our latest progress shows the national S-map soil mapping programme has now covered 8 million […]

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Garden birds are signalling changes in our environment

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Environment, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Garden birds are signalling changes in our environment

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »Garden birds are signalling changes in our environmentBirds are signaling major changes in our environment and a new report shows some of New Zealand’s birds are sounding the alarm.‘Birds act as “backyard barometers”, telling us about the health of the environment we live in – […]

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Protecting our history with harakeke – the National New Zealand Flax Collection

By   /  May 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Protecting our history with harakeke – the National New Zealand Flax Collection

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Protecting our history with harakeke – the National New Zealand Flax Collection Manaaki Whenua is kaitiaki (guardian) of the National New Zealand Flax Collection. The collection is made up of over 300 plants. The five main collections include weaving varieties, ornamental garden plants, historical plants from […]

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