Another giant space balloon space launched from Wanaka

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Wānaka  - NASA today launched another super pressure balloon from Wānaka airport, with Airways New Zealand helping the stadium-sized balloon to climb safely to the edge of space. It’s the second scientific balloon NASA has launched from Wānaka this year and will join another launched last month which is now on

Kiwi solution to strengthen earthquake-prone buildings


Te Whanganui-a-Tara - Research funded by Toka Tū Ake EQC has found wrapping weak spots in concrete walls with carbon-fibre straps can strengthen earthquake-prone high-rise buildings well beyond the demands of the building code. The research findings by University of Auckland PhD student Victor Li will be presented this week at

NZ economy in for bumpy ride following Brexit vote

Article by Make Lemonade NZ

Wellington - The Brexit decision is a body-blow to the global outlook and New Zealand is decidedly vulnerable to the ensuing global turmoil, a leading Kiwi economist says. In BERL’s just released updated forecast, chief economist Dr Ganesh Nana says the stubborn economic fog has thickened considerably as a result of