About NIWA

  • Water & Atmosphere Dec 2023 cover

    Water & Atmosphere

    Publication series
    NIWA’s flagship publication showcases our latest research and examines resource management issues across all sectors.
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    We've got a new look

    News article
    Welcome to our website.
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    Using NIWA and NIWAWeather social media accounts - house rules

    News article
    House rules for NIWA and NIWAWeather social media accounts
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    2023 Annual Report

    Read NIWA's 2023 Annual Report.
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    2023 Year in Review

    Read NIWA's 2023 Year in Review.
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    National Centre contacts

    You can find contact details for our science staff under these National Centre lists.
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    Our people

    Find out more about our board, management teams, and key National Centre contacts. To locate individuals working at NIWA simply use our staff search below.
  • Electricity conversion project takes top prize at Auckland Science Fair

    Media release
    A suite of projects that ranged from whether toothpaste’s a scam to capturing air, to human superpowers made up the 206 entries at this year’s NIWA Auckland City Science & Technology Fair.
  • Link between insomnia and depression found at Science & Technology Fair

    Media release
    A study looking at the impact of sleep on depression in adolescents was 18 months in the making for Ellen Thompson.
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    Science Management Team

    The Science Management Team is responsible for identifying and leading NIWA's research strategy, stakeholder management, and the development of services, products, and market opportunities.
  • Months in the mud leads to NIWA Science Fair success.

    Media release
    A Year 13 from Saint Kentigern College scooped top prizes at the 2023 NIWA South and East Auckland Science Fair for her project “Crab-a-dabra!".
  • Year 11 wins big at Wellington NIWA Science Fair

    Media release
    A Wellington College pupil claimed two top prizes at this year’s NIWA Wellington Science and Technology Fair.