Welcome to Te Pū Ao
Te Pū Ao
A message from the Chair and Chief Executive
This is GNS Science’s new digital magazine Te Pū Ao.
In the video, GNS Science Chair Nicola Crauford and Chief Executive Ian Simpson introduce this new magazine and reflect on 2020.
For every article you read, GNS Science will donate on your behalf to The Wonder Project, a free school programme designed to get young Kiwis excited about science, technology, engineering and maths. Please click the button at the bottom of each article to donate.
INVISIBLE NATURAL FORCES AT WORK
Ask an Expert videos prove popular
During the COVID-19 lockdown in Aotearoa New Zealand, GeoNet asked the public for questions they have always wanted to know the answers to – about earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides and tsunami.
Then in their homes, in one to two-minute video chats, our experts answered their questions. A total of 38 videos were produced.
WATER WATER EVERYWHERE
Art meets science in an intriguing collaboration
This year GNS Science hosted visiting US glass artist and Fulbright scholar Anna Lehner. A glass sculpture called Shifting Foundations resulted from the connection.
Science working for New Zealand
The eight members of Science New Zealand proudly work individually and collectively alongside the rest of government to create a more prosperous, sustainable and innovative New Zealand.