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NIWA’s science services are delivered by our thirteen National Centres. Each centre conducts a raft of research contributing to a high level outcome for New Zealand.

Carbon research grant “exceptional moment” for scientist

A NIWA-led team has today been awarded a multi-million dollar research grant that will help drive major advances in understanding of New Zealand’s carbon emissions and uptake

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Busy season for NIWA scientists in Antarctica

The new science season at Antarctica is just a few days away from opening and NIWA researchers are busy packing containers and shipping them to the ice where they will be reunited with them in the coming months.

Carbon research grant “exceptional moment” for scientist

A NIWA-led team has today been awarded a multi-million dollar research grant that will help drive major advances in understanding of New Zealand’s carbon emissions and uptake

Sudden spring sun for south

A cool start to spring is about to be replaced by a sudden burst of warmth, according to NIWA meteorologist Ben Noll.

North Harbour’s next top scientists display their talents

Students have been combing their creative and practical sides in the lead up to this year’s NIWA North Harbour Science and Technology Fair.

Wellington’s next top scientists compete

Students are a sceptical lot going by the entry titles into this year’s NIWA Wellington Regional Science and Technology Fair.