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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.
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.
A marine geologist who explored the bottom of Lake Taupo in a submersible in 1998 was this week named Science Communicator for 2003.
Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS) has reported an after-tax profit of $1.66 million for the year to June 30.
The GNS Science Limited (GNS) has won funding of $1.39 million from the government's Marsden Fund for three new science projects.
Last night's magnitude 6.1 aftershock in Fiordland came as a mild surprise, seismologists said today.
Experts from 40 countries will gather in Wellington this weekend for a five-day conference on radiocarbon as an investigative tool.
Last Friday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Fiordland triggered more than 200 landslides in Fiordland National Park, geologists said today.