Science

Bid to close biodiversity loop

By GUY WILLIAMS The Glenorchy Community Association’s hoping to nab $700,000 in Jobs for Nature funding for a project designed to address the township’s wellbeing issues as well as its biodiversity goals. If the application’s successful, the ‘Glenorchy Eastern Biodiversity Corridor’...

Eco-education zipping along

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Ziptrek Ecotours has launched a new ‘outdoor classroom’ in Queenstown. The Bob’s Peak-based business is using its treehouses and ziplines to showcase sustainable tourism at work and teaching how businesses can future-proof for environmental, social and financial success. Ziptrek...
By TRACEY ROXBURGH A new not-for-profit school, focused on entrepreneurship and leadership, will open in Queenstown next year. In time the Liger Leadership Academy, which is setting up shop at Five Mile, will help to diversify and strengthen Queenstown’s economy, its...

Science stars hidden among us

Queenstown Research Week is growing rapidly – with 1700 registrations to attend last week's event. Joshua Walton discusses its enormous growth, celebrated scientists and today's hot topics with event co-ordinator Professor Peter Shepherd. Most Queenstowners likely have no idea they...
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