Environmental Information

Consistent, accurate and easily accessible data are fundamental to effective environmental science.

NIWA provides a multitude of monitoring and information services underpinning New Zealand's science and environmental management: sky-to-sea, sensor-to-service, data-to-knowledge.

This daily image of New Zealand from space was created using data from one of NASA's EOS satellites, collected at our receiving station in Lauder, Central Otago.

NIWA provides a wide range of research and consultancy services to the energy sector, including resource assessment, forecasting, environmental impact assessments and mitigation.

NIWA provides online access to major climate and environmental monitoring systems and forecasting tools.