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Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you stories about science, nature and the environment.


The unusual case of the 'growing' glaciers

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:06:00 +1300

Glaciers around the world are melting and shrinking, but glaciologists have been investigating why some New Zealand glaciers bucked the trend between 1983 and 2005.

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Real or invisible threat?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:05:00 +1300

Sonia Sly talks with psychologist Gwenda Willis about what drives our fears when confronted with the idea of living next door to a sex offender.

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Uncovering the past

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:06:00 +1300

Archaeologists have been working alongside the Milton community to excavate an old Anglican cemetery, to find 'lost burials' and restore the stories of early Otago farmers.

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Predator-free in the city

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 21:06:00 +1300

Wellington's Polhill Restoration Project volunteers are looking after rare birds such as nesting kaka and tieke that are spilling into the 'halo' around Zealandia Sanctuary.

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Maximising our children's potential

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:06:00 +1300

What sorts of hopes and dreams do parents have for their children, and do all Kiwi kids have the same opportunities to maximise their potential.

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