Past Events

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A list of all past events.

Sea-level Rise: Meeting the Challenge

10 May 2012 to 11 May 2012

The New Zealand Climate Change Centre (NZCCC) invite you to attend Sea level rise: meeting the challenge.

This conference includes keynote speakers and presentations from leading international and New Zealand based experts on coastal and sea-level rise issues.

Science in the City

12 April 2012

The Crown Research Institutes are hosting an exhibition about their science at The Cloud, Queens Wharf, Auckland on Thursday 12th April.

Irrigation New Zealand

2 April 2012 to 4 April 2012

NIWA is sponsoring the Irrigation New Zealand conference - building prosperity, opportunity and resilience for all.

The conference runs from the 2 - 4th April at the SBS events centre in Timaru. For more information see the Irrigation NZ website

Shallow Survey 2012

20 February 2012 to 24 February 2012


The 6th International Conference on High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Waters was held in Wellington, New Zealand.

International Congress for Conservation Biology

5 December 2011 to 9 December 2011

NIWA is sponsoring the 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology.

NIWA staff are running three workshop 'Think Tanks' before the conference, these worksops are:

Implications of environmental change to Antarctic ecosystems 2, 3, 4 December, for more information contact [email protected] 

Deep-sea coral research to enhance conservation 2, 3 December, for more information contact [email protected]

Geosciences 2011

28 November 2011 to 3 December 2011


NIWA is sponsoring Geosciences 2011, the Geoscience Society of New Zealand's annual conference.

This year's conference is being held in Nelson and will cover a broad range of geological and geophysical research being undertaken in New Zealand.

For further information see the conference website


25 October 2011 to 28 October 2011

The 16th WMO/IAEA Meeting on Carbon Dioxide, Other Greenhouse Gases, and Related Measurement Techniques (GGMT) 

Provisional session topics are: