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An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
The intense low pressure system that developed in the Tasman sea late yesterday had become as strong as a category 2 tropical cyclone by 8am today, says NIWA meteorologist Ben Noll.
For the first time, the use of management science in fisheries has been captured in a book.
Six scientists reveal their favourite beaches but also observe how they’re changing.
An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
Top of Natalie Robinson’s to-do list right now is to work out exactly what she’s brought back from Antarctica.
NIWA climate scientists present the NIWA 2016 Annual Climate Summary.
An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
A NIWA technician spends four days and three nights on a crowded boat heading to one of the most remote places in the Pacific to help install a weather station. Conditions are so arduous he decides to quit his job - but how do you do that in the middle of the ocean?
Summer is for scientific fieldwork. Three NIWA scientists are heading into the wild blue yonder, some with fancy technology and others with a coffee cup and a bag of party balloons.
With Christmas on the doorstep it’s time to look ahead to what Mother Nature has in store for the holiday period (including a sneak peek all the way to New Year’s Day).
An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
A year is a short time in science but a lot happened in 2016. NIWA highlights its top scientific endeavours of the past 12 months.
Uncertainty abounds with Tropical Depression 04F set to become the first Tropical Cyclone of the season in the Southwest Pacific, about 300km north-west of Nadi, Fiji.
With just under three weeks until the end of the year, NIWA climate scientists say 2016 is set to be New Zealand’s hottest on record, breaking the previous record set in 1998.
A new fully illustrated electronic identification guide, Bountiful Bryozoans, has just been released to help people identify this group of marine creatures in the wild.
New research has revealed that citizen science monitoring of water is a win-win for scientists and volunteers—one gains access to new data, and the other the skills and confidence to become involved in discussions over what is happening to their streams.
A weekly update describing soil moisture anomalies across the country.
A weekly update for Thursday 1 December 2016 - describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
NIWA scientists are asking for help from people who have had a long association with East Northland, Hauraki Gulf or Marlborough Sounds.

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