by Rebecca Priestley

An hour or so north of Wellington, Buller Road runs west off SH1 to the birdwatching sanctuary at Lake Papaitonga

The Royal Society of New Zealand recently announced five finalists for their inaugural Science Book Prize

Scientists planning to drill deep into the Alpine Fault to understand more about faults and earthquakes can thank Harold Wellman for discovering the fault nearly 70 years ago

For a nuclear-free country, New Zealand has a surprisingly rich and interesting nuclear history

Summer officially ends this weekend, but the cicadas are still making a raucous sound in my garden. Much of what we know about this summer songster is thanks to the work of a hero of New Zealand science

New Zealand scientists are celebrating the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth – even though he described New Zealand as "not a pleasant place".

Charles Darwin, founder of the theory of evolution, was born 200 years ago today. Events around the world this year celebrate not only the bicentenary of Darwin’s birth but 150 years since the publication of his seminal work On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.