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15 April 2019

The School of Forestry | Te Kura Ngahere is pleased to announce a conference and celebration in recognition of 50 years at the University of Canterbury (1970-2020).


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07 March 2019

The Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern has presented Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau (Te Uru Rākau Forestry Scholarships) to eight outstanding new students at a special forestry scholarship awards ceremony at the University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC).


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19 February 2019

A BioHeritage project co-led by a University of Canterbury academic has inspired the creation of what could be the ultimate biodiversity guide for New Zealand farmers.


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27 August 2018

Innovative, tall timber framing has risen on the University of Canterbury’s Ilam campus, as a new building, honouring alumna ‘Queen of the Cosmos’ Beatrice Tinsley, advances multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.


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26 July 2018

University of Canterbury researchers have welcomed the Government move to protect the home of a giant native grasshopper on Crown land in the Mackenzie Basin, saying more work is needed to protect the nationally endangered species.


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11 July 2018

University of Canterbury research has led to eight recommendations on how New Zealanders can help increase the benefits they reap from large-scale native restorations located on private land.


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06 July 2018

A report from the University of Canterbury has revealed that 24 per cent of New Zealand’s native vegetation cover (about 2.8 million hectares) is estimated to be on sheep and beef farms. This is the largest amount of native vegetation present outside of public conservation land.


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05 July 2018

The School of Forestry is pleased to announce four undergraduate scholarships offered by the Wood Industry Development and Education Trust Ltd (WIDE Trust).


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13 June 2018

A new forestry scholarship to study Forestry at the University of Canterbury has been launched today by Forestry Ministers Shane Jones and Meka Whaitiri.


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16 May 2018

Applications are open for the Wairarapa Estate Ltd Scholarship to students considering transferring into the Bachelor of Forestry Science.


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