Chat with Jerry Coyne

Professor Jerry Coyne is the author of ‘Why Evolution is True’ (2009) where he weaves together the many threads of modern work in genetics, palaeontology, geology, molecular biology, anatomy and development to demonstrate the ‘indelible stamp’ of the processes first...
Rahma Siraj wins Eileen Bone Award

Rahma Siraj wins Eileen Bone Award

Congratulations to Rahma Siraj from Naenae College, winner of this year’s Eileen Bone Award. The Eileen Bone award is a scholarship of $1000 given to help fund a first year of study at the Victoria University of Wellington. Rahma says about the award: I came to...
Humanist Society of New Zealand elects new President

Humanist Society of New Zealand elects new President

The Humanist Society of New Zealand has today announced the election of Sara Passmore as President, with a commitment to work on behalf of New Zealanders who are not religious and provide them with a crucial voice in public life. In the last census, over 41% of New...

Nepal Earthquake, 25th April 2015

Within the week of May 20 to May 26, the US Geological Survey, estimates that the chance of at least one magnitude of 5 to 6 is about 40% and up to three such events are likely to occur,” the U.S. body said in its latest weekly advisory for Nepal. Chances of...