Give us our daily bread: backyard bird-feeders spend millions
22 October 2014The first-ever study of New Zealanders’ bird-feeding habits has found more than 5 million loaves of bread per year are fed to birds with an estimated $12.3 million spent annually on bird food.
Auckland’s primary healthcare industry prepares for Ebola
21 October 2014Primary healthcare workers from around the greater Auckland region will attend a seminar on how to prepare for the threat of Ebola, at the University of Auckland next week.
Volunteers needed for nutrition study
20 October 2014An exciting new study on nutrition labelling is underway at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland, and volunteers are needed to take part.
New data may help nutrition monitoring
26 September 2014A new combination of household food purchases and nutrition data is being used to assess population exposure to sodium, saturated fat, and sugar in New Zealand.
Major funding investment in University of Auckland research
16 September 2014The University of Auckland has received 14 grants totalling more than $48 million of new funding in the latest funding round announced by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.