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Auckland Students take scientific approach to fair

Auckland students are this week putting the finishing touches to their projects as the NIWA Auckland City Science and Technology Fair kicks off.

Science fair winners announced

Winners from the Manukau, Bay of Plenty and Waikato Science and Technology fair have been announced.

France, New Zealand co-operate for a better future for a Samoan village

A unique pilot project to help Samoa’s largest village better cope with natural disaster is the focus of an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Samoa timed to coincide with a major United Nations conference in Apia.

Science students step up

It’s a big week for Wellington’s next top scientists competing in the 50th annual NIWA Wellington Regional Science and Technology Fair.

Waikato's top science students compete

Waikato’s next top scientists are showcasing their talents at this week’s NIWA Waikato Science and Technology Fair.