Royal Society of New Zealand
P.O. Box 598 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone 164 4 472 7421
Fax64 4 473 1841
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The Royal Society of New Zealand is an independent, national academy of sciences, technology and the humanities as well as a federation of scientific, technological and humanities organisations, and individual members. Established in 1867, the main aims of the Royal Society of New Zealand are: a) to foster in the New Zealand community a culture that supports science, technology and the humanities, including (without limitation) i) the promotion of public awareness, knowledge, and understanding of science, technology and the humanities, and ii) the advancement of science and technology education; b) to encourage, promote, and recognise excellence in science, technology and the humanities; c) to provide an infrastructure and other support for the professional needs and development of scientists,  technologists and humanities scholars; d) to establish and administer for members a code of professional standards and ethics in science, technology and the humanities; e) to provide expert advice on important public issues to the Government and the community; and f) to do all other lawful things which the Council considers conducive to the advancement and promotion of science, technology and the humanities in New Zealand.

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