Climate, Freshwater & Ocean Science

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Rangi - weather and climate lessons for teachers

Developed for teachers, these lessons offer intermediate age students an engaging and interactive way to learn about Aotearoa’s wild and mild weather and climate patterns.

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We are NIWA, Taihoro Nukurangi

Kia ora, tātou katoa, Ko tēnei te wiki o Te Reo Māori. Ko Te Waka o Taihoro Nukurangi, Ko NIWA me kī. Anei tenei purongo!

Kia ora. It’s Māori Language Week. We are NIWA, Taihoro Nukurangi. Check out our stunning video!

Tracking our ocean wanderers

Albatrosses may be masters of the skies, but they are surprisingly vulnerable on the water. Campbell Gardiner talks to two scientists working to keep these magnificent seabirds airborne.

Getting the taste for kingfish

This award-winning kingfish sashimi dish is creating quite a splash – but it doesn’t come from the sea. We look at NIWA’s latest aquaculture success story and the new opportunities it’s on path to deliver.

Building pathways

It has been a whirlwind first six months for Ngāpera Keegan and Tekiteora Rolleston-Gabel, the first two young researchers in NIWA’s newly established Māori Graduate Internship Programme.