Royal Society of New Zealand

Welcome to the
Royal Society of New Zealand

We promote, invest in and celebrate excellence in people and ideas, for the benefit of all New Zealanders—and we make telling these stories a priority. We administer research funds, publish peer-reviewed journals, offer advice to government and foster international research contact and co-operation.

  • Read current Code of Professional Standards and Ethics for Members.

  • Read an overview of the Society's activities and achievements during 2014.

  • The Ten by Ten series will look at the importance of light in New Zealand culture, research and business.

  • Schools can apply for up to $5,000 for resources for teaching science, technology and maths.

  • 2014 Rutherford Medallist Peter Schwerdtfeger on the super heavy end of the periodic table of elements.

  • Three public panel discussions on the theme of climate change and society will be broadcast soon.

  • Read current Code of Professional Standards and Ethics for Members.

  • Read an overview of the Society's activities and achievements during 2014.

  • The Ten by Ten series will look at the importance of light in New Zealand culture, research and business.

  • Schools can apply for up to $5,000 for resources for teaching science, technology and maths.