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$3 million invested in space science partnerships through Catalyst: Strategic Space Fund 12 November 2019

Six New Zealand research projects have received $500,000 each to fund the development of innovative space technologies including satellite control systems and ocean and coastal monitoring satellites.

New Zealand joins MethaneSAT climate mission in space 07 November 2019

New Zealand has joined its first official space mission as a country to combat climate change and the mission control centre will be located in New Zealand.

Approved satellites launched from NZ reveal their diversity 17 October 2019

The New Zealand Space Agency has released information about satellite payloads approved for launch by Rocket Lab from its Māhia launch complex, showing the diverse range of organisations using New Zealand for space operations.

World’s first ‘next-generation’ space radar unveiled in Naseby 16 October 2019

Silicon Valley start-up LeoLabs have unveiled the first ‘next generation’ space radar outside of the United States today in Naseby, Central Otago.

Working together to demonstrate the impact of research 08 October 2019

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has published a position paper today on demonstrating the impact of research.

Government invests $12.5 million into ADS-B transponder grant scheme 04 October 2019

Today, the Government announced it would invest $12.5 million into an Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Transponders Grant.

Government establishes Airspace Integration Trials Programme 04 October 2019

MBIE’s Innovative Partnerships Programme team have established an Airspace Integration Trials programme to facilitate the safe testing, development and market validation of advanced unmanned aircraft, and accelerate their integration into our aviation system.

MBIE Diversity in Science Statement is now available in te reo Māori 02 October 2019

The MBIE Diversity in Science Statement outlines MBIE's commitment to supporting a more diverse research workforce that reflects the diversity of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Government announces $6 million of new funding for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives 02 October 2019

Today the Government announced $6 million of new funding would be allocated to programmes that encourage diversity in science over the next four years.

Government’s draft Research, Science and Innovation Strategy out for consultation 26 September 2019

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today opened consultation on the Government’s draft Research, Science and Innovation Strategy.