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.

  • Professor Atholl Anderson gives the 2014 New Zealand Aronui Lecture on the first great phase of oceanic colonisation.

  • Read report that looks at the opportunities and challenges New Zealand faces as our population changes.

  • Auckland hosts 2,000 of the world’s leading scientists, researchers and government science advisors from 25 August.

  • A national forum on improving the environments and economies of New Zealand's regions.

  • What has 20 years of Marsden Fund research discovered on topics relevant to all New Zealanders? #ChildDevelopmentNZ

  • We welcome the National Strategic Plan for Science and Society.

  • Professor Atholl Anderson gives the 2014 New Zealand Aronui Lecture on the first great phase of oceanic colonisation.

  • Read report that looks at the opportunities and challenges New Zealand faces as our population changes.

  • Auckland hosts 2,000 of the world’s leading scientists, researchers and government science advisors from 25 August.

  • A national forum on improving the environments and economies of New Zealand's regions.