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.

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

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

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

  • Read the Society's response to the Draft National Statement of Science Investment 2014-2024.

  • Review finds community water fluoridation safe and effective.

  • 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

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

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

  • Read the Society's response to the Draft National Statement of Science Investment 2014-2024.