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Bernard O'Brien, a former director of the New Zealand Institute of Nuclear Sciences, has died in Sydney. He was 77. He was a gifted scientist who made a lasting contribution to earth sciences and nuclear physics in New Zealand.
The recently revealed Boo Boo Fault in Cook Strait is one of many thousands of bits of geological information that scientists use to calculate earthquake hazard throughout New Zealand.
A consortium of New Zealand firms has won a US$800,000 contract to help Tonga with its cyclone risk management and emergency recovery plan. The consortium beat off bids from several other countries.
An agreement signed today paves the way for Chile and New Zealand to work more closely on oil and gas exploration, geothermal energy development, and the study of earthquakes and volcanoes.
GNS is a finalist in the ComputerWorld Excellence in the use of IT in government awards for the second year running.
Photographs taken by GNS scientists feature in a new exhibition which will tour New Zealand for the next two years.
Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) is leading the development of a national petroleum exploration research centre to boost the level of oil and gas exploration in New Zealand.
Students from Rotorua's Western Heights High School (WHHS) have joined forces with Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) in an innovative science project to monitor water quality in Lake Rotoiti and the Kaituna River.
Scientists from New Zealand and Japan have started a study of Porirua Harbour and Pauatahanui Inlet to monitor how changing landuse is affecting coastal marine life.
High quality photos of New Zealand scenery that featured in The Lord of the Rings trilogy can now be ordered over the internet.