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What happened in the South Pacific's Big Bang?

NIWA scientists and The Nippon Foundation have been on a mission to discover the undersea impacts of the Hunga Tonga - Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption.

Follow the Tonga underwater survey voyage on board the RV Tangaroa


Open wide: snapper teeth secrets

NIWA and University of Auckland masters student Georgia Third is getting up close and personal with snapper guts and teeth to understand the differences between biologically distinct snapper populations in New Zealand.

Going easy on the scallops

From scallop beds to trawl nets, a little bit of data science can make a big difference. Melissa Bray explains.

The search for answers in the ice

Jessica Rowley talks to three NIWA researchers trying to piece together what’s happening to the world’s largest ice shelf.

Tracking an eruption

Stacy Mohan looks at how the shockwaves from a remote Tongan island rippled through NIWA’s research community.