See NIWA scientists talking about their work, along with fascinating animations and underwater footage.
Tsunamis and shockwaves hit continents on the other side of the Pacific.
NIWA and University of Auckland masters student Georgia Third is getting up close and personal with snapper guts and teeth to understand the differences between biologically distinct snapper populations in New Zealand.
Once upon a time, long ago, massive glaciers covered our landscape. As they retreat, they leave piles of sediment and rocks behind called moraines that tell an important story of New Zealand's climate history.
It's official, 2021 was Aotearoa New Zealand’s warmest year on record.
The Otolith is the earbone of the fish and like the rings on a tree it can tell us about the story of the fish's life.
Plankton are the base of the oceans food web and are vital to our survival. But as our world changes will they be able to continue to play this essential role?
For six decades atmospheric scientists have been making measurements in the middle of nowhere, Central Otago.
NIWA researchers are using remote underwater cameras to uncover the rich diversity of life under the Ross Sea and they are amazed at what they are finding in these chilly Antarctic waters.
Researchers are working their way through a wealth of new Antarctic marine data after RV Tangaroa successfully completed its five week scientific voyage to the Ross Sea.
Our climate is changing - we need to act now.
2022-23 Summer Climate Summary from NIWA Meteorologist/Forecaster Ben Noll.
This five-year NIWA-led research programme is developing a system to map flood hazard consistently across the whole country.
RiskScape is New Zealand's next generation, open source, loss modelling software developed by GNS Science and NIWA in collaboration with the Toka Tū Ake (EQC) and Catalyst IT Limited.
From the lowest depths to the highest reaches, our more than 700 staff work in the most beautiful environments on Earth.
Good news for 2021: the testing found no further Bonamia ostreae!
NIWA is leading the sustainable growth of Aotearoa New Zealand's aquaculture industry.
Mai te hōhonu o te moana ki tai ki uta ki ngā ara wai ngā wahapū ngā rotoArā mai te tihi o ngā kāhui maunga piki atu ki te hau takiwā ki runga rawa
NIWA proudly owns and operates RV Tangaroa, a 70 m Ice Class scientific platform.
Our team onboard RV Tangaroa are equipped with all the tech and tools they need to explore the undersea changes caused by the devastating volcanic eruption in Tonga earlier this year.
The January eruption of the Tongan volcano Hunga Tonga – Hunga Ha’apai triggered tsunamis as far away as the Caribbean. NIWA scientists are onboard RV Tangaroa surveying the ocean around the volcano, working to understand the largest eruption of its kind since 1981 so they can help increase our knowledge about similar volcanoes around the world.