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Media releases

Jill Sherwood

TB disproportionately affecting Māori

24 September 2018, by gael woods

Migrants to New Zealand carry the highest risk of having tuberculosis, although Māori continue to suffer more from the disease compared with other born in NZ.

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Scientists in the age of ‘fake news’

23 September 2018, by Gael Woods

ESR’s new Chief Scientist says at a time when there is an increasing distrust of experts, scientists have a responsibility to communicate simply and clearly.

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Measuring Groundwater Health

20 September 2018

ESR scientists studying groundwater aquifers in Canterbury and Southland are seeing a reduction in biological diversity due to an increase in nutrients