Tagged: geography

Last bus stop before Antarctica - The Dismal Science

Michael Reddell Nov 26, 2015

I was having a discussion the other night in the margins of the Goethe Institute event about the extent to which we should think about New Zealand’s economic advantages and opportunities as natural resource based.  I’ve been running a proposition that the only thing really going for us is the land, its attendant resources (fish, wind, geothermal, as … Read More

What science are we doing? - A Measure of Science

Shaun Hendy Jul 26, 2010

What science are New Zealanders working on?  To help me answer this question, I have an intern from MIT here for her summer break.  Luckily for me, she hadn’t heard about Wellington’s winter.  (Not that our spring or summer are up to much either, although we can put on a decent autumn.) She is a very bright cookie, and she … Read More