See NIWA scientists talking about their work, along with fascinating animations and underwater footage.
Our climate is changing - we need to act now.
If you think New Zealand's Southern Alps are shielded from climate change – take a look at this. "You can't make a glacier lie.”
Health and safety is the most important element of any activity. Watch this video before you go out into the field and read over the Health and Safety section in the SHMAK manual.
Most of us are visual learners. So we’ve created some short videos that demonstrate the methods outlined in SHMAK.
How healthy is your stream? SHMAK - the New Zealand Stream Health Monitoring and Assessment Kit - has been designed to help you find out.
An introduction to NIWA scientists and the wide range of work they do.
NIWA scientists jump overboard to check out the health the Rotorua Te Arawa lakes.
The tiny inanga have been plucked from Waikato streams and held in a darkened laboratory for the last month, undertaking highly advanced testing to find the strongest, fittest and fastest fish.
Foreign marine pests can threaten our marine life and it’s important to find them early before they can set up home here.
Weaving whakapapa and science together to trace tsunami through history.
The on-going rise of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is not only changing our climate—it is also changing our oceans. Take a look at the
Professor Cliff Law from NIWA describes research to protect mussels from ocean acidification.
New Zealand’s equal-2nd warmest year on record.
Hidden under the surface of the Marlborough Sounds is a fascinating underwater world of shipwrecks and seabed ridges the size of sand dunes in the Sahara Desert.
A NIWA-led team of marine ecologists are using seal-mounted cameras to get a first-hand view into the behaviour and movements of Weddell seals under the Antarctic ice.
The December 2018 New Zealand combined Hydrological and Meteorological Society conference called for a new category of presentation that was short, interesting and artistic.
El Niño. We hear it being brought up in the news quite a bit, but what does it actually mean? No, it's not a type of yoghurt!
18 Nov 2018. NIWA Blake Ambassador—Lana Young—explains how bongo nets are deployed to collect plankton around the clock on board the RV Tangaroa.