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Science and art collide in new photographic exhibition - 29/04/2004

Photographs taken by GNS scientists feature in a new exhibition which will tour New Zealand for the next two years.

GNS leads push for new petroleum research centre - 06/04/2004

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 and scientists combine for BOP water quality study - 24/03/2004

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.

Pilot pollution study in harbour and estuary - 15/03/2003

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.

Lord of The Rings location photos available on the internet - 27/02/2004

High quality photos of New Zealand scenery that featured in The Lord of the Rings trilogy can now be ordered over the internet.

World's deepest-diving submersible coming to NZ - 16/02/2004

Scientists from New Zealand and Japan will later this year explore submarine volcanoes and seafloor hot springs off the New Zealand coast in the world's deepest-diving submersible.

Lake Taupo adventurer wins science communicator award - 14/10/2003

A marine geologist who explored the bottom of Lake Taupo in a submersible in 1998 was this week named Science Communicator for 2003.

GNS posts $1.66 million after-tax profit - 20/10/2003

Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS) has reported an after-tax profit of $1.66 million for the year to June 30.

GNS wins funding for three new science projects - 11/09/2003

The GNS Science Limited (GNS) has won funding of $1.39 million from the government's Marsden Fund for three new science projects.

Aftershock sequence unusual, seismologists say - 05/09/2003

Last night's magnitude 6.1 aftershock in Fiordland came as a mild surprise, seismologists said today.