Bright lights were reported in the sky overnight, along with a boom or a bang.
After scientists successfully trained a first group, others in the colony picked up the game in just 30 minutes.
Auckland scientists reveal for the first time how Parkinson's disease develops.
The remains of an ancient, human-sized penguin found in a Canterbury river suggest penguins waddled the earth alongside dinosaurs.
Prospect of distant life as scientists find a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets.
Wondering what newly discovered planets mean for us or aliens? Ask our astrophysicist.
Rocky Earth-sized planets with surface temperatures between 0 and 100C found.
For many, we just walk on it, but carpet can affect mobility, sound and absorb contaminants.
The recent tremors - almost 300 in total - are down to "stretching" of the Taupo Volcanic Zone, GNS believes.
David Klein has performed Tour de Science all over the country, cycling between towns.
The dark side of the moon walk needed a solution and Hugh McCarroll had one.
Space agency to reveal 'new findings' regarding planets that orbit other stars.
When siblings eat siblings, strangers eat strangers, children eat parents and mates eat mates. It's the science of cannibalism.
Tesla billionaire Elon Musk celebrates as rocket launches and successfully returns nine minutes later.
Beautiful clouds roll and break like waves in the sea over Palmerston North.
Memories could be erased to cure veterans of post-traumatic stress disorder, scientists say.
New documentary set to revisit drug trial that left six people, including a Kiwi, seriously ill.
In cave system so hot that it is called hell, scientists discover life that could be 50,000 years old.
The "striking young man" met a brutal death 1400 years ago. Now we can look into his eyes.
Taking a leaf from Jurassic Park, scientists could soon revive the long-extinct woolly mammoth. But should they?
A new laboratory method could help scientists learn how to make specifically tailored food and medicine.
It turns out New Zealand isn't just two islands at the bottom of the world. We are much bigger than that.
It turns out NZ isn't just two islands at the bottom of the world. We are part of a continent - Zealandia.
Deadly ebola outbreaks are a higher risk where deforestation changes jungle habitats, a Kiwi scientist has found.
The dairy industry is getting help from some unusual quarters in its drive to make more from value-add products.
Scholarship aims to support women who are "significantly under-represented" in sciences.
Astronomers scanned 1600 stars over a 20-year period. This is what they found.
600 Pukeko were culled from Tawharanui, but they did not go to waste.
Range of world threats now includes climate change, flus, transgenic plants, hackers, giant asteroids and so forth.
Polynesian ingenuity studied