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    2012 News & Media Releases

    • 6 Dec 2012 - News Item

      Managing beeches for timber

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    • 31 Oct 2012 - Media Release

      Scion’s new labs officially opened

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    • 19 Oct 2012 - Media Release

      Urban forestry offers benefits along Christchurch Lower Avon Corridor

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    • 8 Oct 2012 - Media Release

      A rewarding year for Scion

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    • 2 Oct 2012 - Media Release

      New web based tool supports land use decision making

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    • 31 Jul 2012 - Media Release

      The University of Waikato and Scion sign agreement to work together

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    • 21 Jun 2012 - Media Release

      Smartphones used to fight wildfires

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    • 19 Jun 2012 - Media Release

      Putting the good oil on wood

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    • 11 Jun 2012 - Media Release

      Scion celebrates 20 years of service to the rural fire sector

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    • 17 May 2012 - Media Release

      "Fascination of Plants Day" Celebrated on May 18th

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    • 13 Apr 2012 - Media Release

      Scion’s Field Trial Deliberately Destroyed

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    • 13 Mar 2012 - Media Release

      A bio energy powered future

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    2011 News & Media Releases

    • 2 Dec 2011 - Media Release

      Scion supports future scientist with Suffrage Scholarship

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    • 16 Nov 2011 - Media Release

      Films in the Redwoods

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    • 11 Oct 2011 - Media Release

      Applications open for Scion Suffrage Centennial Scholarship

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    • 3 Oct 2011 - Media Release

      Scion posts solid financial performance

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    • 14 Sep 2011 - Media Release

      Scion’s water quality technology licensed to South Waikato company

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    • 6 Sep 2011 - Media Release

      Scion announces Packaging Council award winner

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    • 24 Aug 2011 - Media Release

      Scion hosts 2nd annual bioplastics workshop

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    • 19 Jul 2011 - Media Release

      Scion licenses a revolutionary wood plastic reinforcer

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    • 16 Jun 2011 - Media Release

      Carbon cash could save marginal farms

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    • 31 May 2011 - Media Release

      Innovative technology piloted at Rotorua

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    • 9 May 2011 - Media Release

      Scion Timber Design Studio Award Winners

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    • 6 Apr 2011 - Media Release

      Buddleia weevil laying waste to weeds

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    • 14 Mar 2011 - Media Release

      Student Photo Competition Winners

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    • 7 Mar 2011 - Media Release

      Open Day will go off with a bang

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    • 7 Mar 2011 - Media Release

      Scion showcases the wonders of wood

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    • 7 Mar 2011 - Media Release

      Scion welcomes new Chief Executive

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    • 7 Mar 2011 - Media Release

      Scion celebrates International Year of Forests

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    • 28 Feb 2011 - Media Release

      Scion opens its doors to the public

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    • 25 Jan 2011 - Media Release

      Wasp released to control gumleaf skeletoniser

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    2010 News & Media Releases

    • 15 Dec 2010 - Media Release

      Scion’s application to grow genetically modified pine trees approved

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    • 10 Dec 2010 - Media Release

      Inaugural symposium fuels scientific interest

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    • 9 Dec 2010 - Media Release

      Landcare Research Chief Executive to move to Scion

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    • 1 Dec 2010 - Media Release

      Scion awards Suffrage Scholarship to Rotorua student

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    • 16 Nov 2010 - Media Release

      Scion embraces Statement of Core Purpose

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    • 7 Oct 2010 - Media Release

      Scion Delivers Strong Performance

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    • 5 Oct 2010 - Media Release

      Scion seeks talented female science students

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    • 31 Aug 2010 - Media Release

      Rotorua to gain from innovative research

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    • 26 Aug 2010 - Media Release

      Free Forestry Conference Puts GIS on the Map

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    • 25 Aug 2010 - Media Release

      ERMA invites submissions on Scion’s application to field test GM pine trees

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    • 10 Aug 2010 - Media Release

      Exploring benefits of the bioplastics boom

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    • 12 Jul 2010 - Media Release

      Scion’s upcoming field trial application to ERMA

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    • 6 Jul 2010 - Media Release

      Controlling gum leaf skeletoniser

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    • 25 Jun 2010 - Media Release

      Scion Board appointments

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    • 18 Jun 2010 - Media Release

      Scion Chief Executive announces resignation

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    • 31 May 2010 - Media Release

      Scion makes waste pay

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    • 14 May 2010 - Media Release

      ArborGen Renews Agreement with Scion

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    • 4 Mar 2010 - Media Release

      Scion welcomes Taskforce findings

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    • 1 Mar 2010 - Media Release

      Squeaky-clean shoes for Scientists

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    • 22 Feb 2010 - Media Release

      Rotorua District Council looks to gain value from biosolids

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    • 25 Jan 2010 - Media Release

      Scion fuels bi-lateral bioenergy talks

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    • 12 Jan 2010 - Media Release

      Port of Tauranga trials new lighting system to beat bugs

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    2009 News & Media Releases

    • 20 Nov 2009 - Media Release

      Scion supports Rotorua student to attend Copenhagen conference

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    • 17 Nov 2009 - Media Release

      Pioneer in bioenergy crop research to share knowledge in New Zealand

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    • 8 Oct 2009 - Media Release

      Scion announces positive result

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    • 18 Sep 2009 - Media Release

      Scion launches its annual Suffrage Scholarship

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    • 27 Aug 2009 - Media Release

      Growing Short Rotation Energy Crops: The potential explored

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    • 16 Mar 2009 - Media Release

      Get Inside and Personal with a Termite

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    • 9 Mar 2009 - Media Release

      B.Y.O. Bugs to Science in the Park

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    • 2 Mar 2009 - Media Release

      Pimp My Ride at Science in the Park

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    • 24 Feb 2009 - Media Release

      Modern Science on Show in Rotorua

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    • 20 Feb 2009 - Media Release

      The Worth of Waste

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    • 5 Jan 2009 - Media Release

      Genetic Scientists Boost Knowledge Economy

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    2008 News & Media Releases

    • 22 Dec 2008 - Media Release

      Sixty Years of Defence: Biological Style

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    • 8 Dec 2008 - Media Release

      Bright Birthday Girl Wins Scion Scholarship

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    • 5 Dec 2008 - Media Release

      Biopolymer Network Wins International Bioplastics Award

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    • 31 Oct 2008 - Media Release

      Public's Input on Forest Use Sought

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    • 22 Oct 2008 - Media Release

      Award winning designs expand the potential application of bioplastics

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    • 1 Oct 2008 - Media Release

      Scion Posts Solid Year-End Profit

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    • 5 Sep 2008 - Media Release

      MacDiarmid star launches scholarship - and next generation scientists

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    • 4 Sep 2008 - Media Release

      Gorse a potential water pollutant

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    • 27 Aug 2008 - Media Release

      BioFuels Sustainability Review Puts Forests Ahead of Food Crops

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    • 15 Aug 2008 - Media Release

      Two Scion Scientists Honoured by MacDiarmid Awards

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    • 9 Jun 2008 - Media Release

      End of live GM tree field trial at Scion - The Science continues

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    • 29 May 2008 - Media Release

      Science Collaboration Spells the End for Algal Bloom

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    • 26 May 2008 - Media Release

      Ground-breaking research helps save lives and livelihoods on NZ farms

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    • 15 May 2008 - Media Release

      Rotorua scientist shares Nobel Peace Prize honour

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    • 2 May 2008 - Media Release

      No Environmental Impact from Genetically Modified Research Trees

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    • 8 Apr 2008 - Media Release

      Ensuring the sustainability of New Zealand's forests

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    • 18 Mar 2008 - Media Release

      Purpose Grown Energy Forests the Key to Self-Sufficiency

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    • 3 Mar 2008 - Media Release

      New Zealand Research Expertise Sought at International Renewable Energy Conference

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    • 3 Mar 2008 - Media Release

      Transport fuels from New Zealand biomass a reality

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    • 21 Feb 2008 - Media Release

      Rain puts dampener on experimental burns

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    • 11 Feb 2008 - Media Release

      Scientists shed light on new quarantine methods

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    2007 News & Media Releases

    • 18 Dec 2007 - Media Release

      Scion wins MAF contract to carbon footprint forest

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    • 7 Dec 2007 - Media Release

      NZ and Argentina forestry scientists to collaborate on climate change

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    • 7 Dec 2007 - Media Release

      Scion Scholarship will help budding scientist

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    • 29 Nov 2007 - Media Release

      Scion to Assist Fonterra to Measure and Monitor Carbon Footprint

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    • 5 Nov 2007 - Media Release

      Dairy conversions of plantation forests threaten native species

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    • 9 Oct 2007 - Media Release

      Study shows wood pellet burners improve air quality in Rotorua

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    • 8 Oct 2007 - Media Release

      Applications open for 2007 Scion Suffrage Centennial Scholarship

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    • 4 Oct 2007 - Media Release

      Forestry attracts major funding boost for research

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    • 4 Oct 2007 - Media Release

      New CEO appointed to lead Future Forests Research

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    • 17 Sep 2007 - Media Release

      CSIRO and Scion recommit to Ensis

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    • 11 Sep 2007 - Media Release

      Rotorua scientist receives Marsden Fund award

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    • 20 Jun 2007 - Media Release

      Research looks at native trees and carbon emissions

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    • 31 May 2007 - Media Release

      Rotorua Scientist Wins Travel Award

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    • 2 Apr 2007 - Media Release

      Scientists aim to improve wastewater

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    • 27 Mar 2007 - Media Release

      Rotorua Scientist Wins Prestigious Award

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