Latest releases from our newsroom
Mt Ruapehu erupted at approximately 8:23pm 25th September 2007, producing two lahars and a steam cloud that reached as high as 15,000 feet.
GNS Science has won funding of $2.16 million from the Marsden Fund for three new science projects.
Dr Alex Malahoff, chief executive of GNS Science, has been elected President of the Association of Crown Research Institutes (ACRI). He succeeds Dr Warren Parker, chief executive of Landcare Research.
Geothermal energy looks set to contribute more electricity to the national grid thanks to research initiatives aimed at increasing production from New Zealand’s geothermal areas.
Helping the blossoming New Zealand-Germany science relationship grow even stronger is the goal of Wellington’s Dr Frank Bruhn, New Zealand’s new science representative in Germany.
Northland has a billion dollar mineral potential that could significantly boost employment and regional prosperity in the region, according to a new study.The study, conducted by GNS Science and the NZ Institute of Economic Research, has revealed that $28 billion of non-metallic and $5.2 billion of metallic mineral deposits are potentially present in the region. It is the first study of its type in New Zealand.
The Chief Executive of GNS Science, Alex Malahoff, received a special honour at the annual Wellington Region Gold Awards this week.
Groundbreaking research by New Zealand scientists into earthquakes in the lower crust of the Earth has been published by the prestigious international scientific journal Nature.
A new research centre for studying climate history in the Southern Hemisphere opened this week.The $1.4 million facility at GNS Science’s National Isotope Centre in Lower Hutt comprises laboratories, analytical equipment, and refrigerated rooms for the safe long-term storage of hundreds of metres of ice core from Antarctica and New Zealand glaciers.