Past Events

A list of all past events.

NZ Sea Ice Symposium 2018

5 July 2018 to 6 July 2018

NIWA looks forward to supporting the biennial New Zealand Sea Ice Symposium for 2018. The symposium will be held at Mac's Function Centre, Wellington.

'A Multifaceted Changing World' is this year's theme, and discussion will focus on:

- Changing Antarctic sea ice extent
- Connecting observations with models
- The new Antarctic platform
- Crossing disciplinary boundaries 
- Monitoring programmes
- Communicating sea ice research
- The state of the community

New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Conference

3 July 2018 to 5 July 2018

NIWA is excited to be a Principal Sponsor of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Conference.

This conference will be held at the new Napier War Memorial Conference Centre. 

This year's theme is 'Weaving the Strands', drawing together data, disciplines and perspectives to tell the New Zealand Marine Story.The three day conference will pull together a wide range of researchers, industry leaders, consultants and advisors on all things marine related.

NZFCF Conference

31 May 2018

NIWA is supporting the 60th New Zealand Federation of Commercial Fishermen Conference as gold sponsors.

This year's event will be hosted by Port Nelson and held at the Rutherford Hotel.

The New Zealand Federation of Commercial Fishermen, "The Fed", is a national body that represents the interests of owner-operator commercial fishermen in New Zealand. The Federation represents members' interests at national, regional and local association levels, and, where appropriate, on an individual basis. 

ActInSpace New Zealand

25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018

NIWA is proud to support ActInSpace New Zealand.

The event is taking place at GreenHouse in Christchurch on the 25th and 26th May.

ActInSpace is a global space hackathon, with people participating in 60 cities across five continents. This is the first time that ActInSpace is happening in New Zealand, and there are only 50 places for participants!

Teams of two to five compete against eachother, with just 24 hours to devise an innovative and realistic project for a start-up on the basis of challenges set up by CNES, ESA and Airbus and other partners.

The Unseen: sciart exhibition launch

28 March 2018 to 7 April 2018
If you're in Nelson around Easter make sure you stop by Albion Square to see the sci-art-education exhibtion, The Unseen.

Open Geospatial Consortium

4 December 2017 to 8 December 2017
Landcare Research is hosting the first Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee meeting to be held in New Zealand, and NIWA are proud to be Gold sponsors.

Geosciences 2017

28 November 2017 to 1 December 2017
NIWA is the Silver sponsor for the Geoscience Society of New Zealand Annual Conference, 2017.

Integrating Multiple Aquatic Values

19 November 2017 to 24 November 2017
NIWA is proud to be the Platinum sponsor for the 5th Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science, held in Hamilton.

Coastal Society Annual Conference

15 November 2017 to 17 November 2017
NIWA is a keynote sponsor for the annual New Zealand Coastal Society (NZCS) Conference, held at Tauranga's Trinity Wharf Hotel.