The Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund was established in 2017 and its first round was announced in August.
Funding was provided by the Deep South National Science Challenge, Te Pūnaha Matatini and the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund.
Funded by The Deep South National Science Challenge
Yvonne O’Hara: Otago Daily Times article series ($1,320)
Eloise Gibson: Newsroom article ($3,680)
Funded by Te Pūnaha Matatini
Naomi Arnold, New Zealand Geographic ($4,500)
Simon Morton, RNZ’s This Way Up ($4,000)
William Ray, RNZ’s Our Changing World ($1,500)
Funded by the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund
Damian Christie and Jamie Morton, NZ Herald ($5,000)