International Science Festival's BioBlitz
Saturday 12th June, 2014
As part of the 2014 Science Festival, a number of people from the department were involved in supporting the BioBlitz. The BioBliz was a great way to discover the huge variety of species not normally seen.
Semester 2 Seminar List Available
Tuesday 2nd July, 2014
An updated seminar list for the second part of the year is available on our Seminar page.
Honorary Doctorate for Botany Leader
Saturday 3rd June, 2014
Staff of the department congratulate Alan Mark on receiving an honorary Doctorate of Science this Saturday.
Alan, one of New Zealand’s leading plant ecologists and conservationists, has worked tirelessly on a number of significant environmental issues in New Zealand. His most recent being his involvement with Wise Response.
Young Blake Expedition to the the Sub Antartic
Monday 10th February, 2014
The Young Blake Expedition was established by the Sir Peter Blake Foundation, to help foster leadership skills in 12 promising secondary school students. The 12 young voyagers have all shown strong leadership potential on a range of environmental issues. Funded by the Sir Peter Blake Foundation and supported by the New Zealand Navy, the main participants are a group of year 12 students (16 to 18 years of age) from around NZ.
More information on the voyage can be found at the Sir Peter Blake trust website, or by contacting the department.