Tagged: Rotorua

Restoring the mana of the Rotorua/Te Arawa lakes - Guest Work

Guest Work Sep 21, 2017

Last week, Centre of Research Excellence Te Pūnaha Matatini hosted #WaiNZ, a national conversation providing New Zealanders with an opportunity to read blog posts and other media from key influencers talking about their relationships with water. With permission, Sciblogs is re-publishing some of the blog posts here, including David Hamilton’s reflection on the successes of the Rotorua/Te Arawa Lakes Program, shared below.  Something … Read More

Evidence of ancient life in hot springs on Earth could point to fossil life on Mars - Guest Work

Guest Work May 11, 2017

By Tara Djokic, UNSW Fossil evidence of early life has been found in old hot spring deposits in the Pilbara, Western Australia, that date back almost 3.48 billion years. This extends the known evidence of life at land-based hot springs on Earth by about 3 billion years. Not only is the find exciting for what it might … Read More

Elected officials must ignore activists and listen to own voters - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 18, 2014

A recent US blog article made some very pertinent points about the role of elected officials, such a local body councillors, on important social health issues like fluoridation.  These officials have a responsibilty to avoid pressure from misinfomred activists and … Continue reading → … Read More

Making life from the primordial soup - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 09, 2011

This looks like a great lecture coming up next week. At least for residents of Rotorua, Palmerston North and Christchurch. It’s the 2011 Rutherford Lecture: How to Make Life from the Primordial Soup. Why RNA is the key ingredient to … Continue reading → … Read More