Budget 2014: Live coverage on Sciblogs

News on and reaction to Budget 2014 will be featured here this afternoon, as our Sciblogs and Science Media Centre experts and contributors offer their take on the state of the Government’s finances and its funding priorities. Follow the Storify our feed to get the latest updates in one place… Live updates on Storify below… […]


The nuts and bolts of our knowledge economy

The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment has just released the last of its Sectors Report Series, a very useful snapshot of the New Zealand economy and which sectors contribute what economic output. Many Sciblogs readers, according to the demographic info a computer algorithm throws up for you, are involved in the knowledge intensive services […]


Finding the right balance on Seven Sharp

The TVNZ current affairs show Seven Sharp has been criticised this year for dumbing down current affairs. A shake-up of the show is coming in the New Year, with seasoned broadcaster Mike Hoskings to anchor the show when it returns. But while the frivolous banter of the Seven Sharp presenters, social media pop-ups and soft […]