Niwa chief executive John Morgan has warned MPs about the presence of an "agitator" in the sector.
Are super slender high rise buildings the way of the future.
Say goodbye to the Bramble Cay melomys.
New moon found on the edge of the solar system that is "ugly, mangled and potato-looking".
A giant tortoise believed extinct for over 100 years has been discovered on the Galapagos island of Fernandina.
The cyclone is staying close to Queensland, but stormy weather is still coming this weekend.
US government's partial shutdown forces space agency to cancel Kiwi research balloon launch.
Wear a coat, it'll be -95 degrees: Nasa's newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet's icy winter.
GNS uses underwater robots to closely study slow slip quakes off the North Island's east coast.
Over 100 million years since they died, newly-found spider fossils' eyes still emit reflected light.
Association of Scientists joins chorus of outrage about Te Papa's decision to axe two top experts.
Severe weather could hit New Zealand this weekend, but it's too early to pinpoint where.
Life will be both better and worse for weeds as the climate heats up.
OPINION: Measles is making a comeback because children who should be vaccinated aren't.
Our seas are turning acidic and will soon begin to dissolve shell fish.
Community service and science doyenne Margaret Austin explains why darkness is good for New Zealand.
From bacteria to whales, a recent Antarctica trip was 'a voyage of extremes', scientist says.
OPINION: They say there's a looming insect extinction. Not at my place.
Nasa's rover Opportunity is dead after a record-setting 15-year run, but its memory - and scientific discoveries - live on.
Top Te Papa scientists axed in a controversial restructure given a stay of execution.
Because so many teens smoke cannabis, there is potential for large numbers of young people to be affected, say researchers.
Nasa is trying one last time to contact its silent Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits.
Two world-class scientists have been axed in Te Papa's controversial restructure.
Tons of space debris falls to Earth every day, mostly dust and sand. Occasionally, space sends something bigger.
Rain-bearing weather systems are failing to make inroads across much of New Zealand, further fuelling fires.
Russian chemist's table of elements has been around for a century and a half.
The referendum outcome will likely come down to our values and our appetite for risk, which seems to be growing.
People can plan ahead while using tools. A "remarkable" Auckland study shows crafty birds can, too.
Oh no, no. Scientific findings suggest the order of drinking does little to stave off nausea and a throbbing head.
Was shaking in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake as bad as recorded?