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  • New Zealand excellence in drug discovery attracts Asian science leaders
    24 August 2012
    A large delegation of science leaders from Asian industrial capitals is today visiting the Maurice Wilkins Centre to build relationships that will link New Zealand inventors into innovation networks within Asia.
  • Machines trump hand-harvest for Sauvignon blanc
    19 June 2012
    The traditional view that hand picking of grapes is needed to produce the best wine is being challenged, with research showing that machine harvesting produces higher levels of the aromas characteristic of award-winning New Zealand Sauvignon blanc.
  • 2011 Upper North Island Wine Competition
    07 November 2011
    Ti Point Vineyard’s 2010 Ti Point One Merlot Cabernet franc and Omaha Bay Vineyard’s 2009 Pinot gris, both from Matakana, were named the champion red and white wines of the 2011 Upper North Island Wine Competition at Old Government House on Satur
  • Iconic wine estate to become part of The University of Auckland
    15 July 2011
    The University of Auckland is positioned to become the Southern Hemisphere’s premium wine science facility thanks to the vision of pioneering Waiheke winemakers Kim and Jeanette Goldwater.
  • University hosts inaugural Upper North Island wine awards
    04 October 2010
    The inaugural Upper North Island Wine Challenge awards – for wines from Northland, Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty – were held at The University of Auckland on Saturday evening.