See NIWA scientists talking about their work, along with fascinating animations and underwater footage.
The video represents a number of clips that have been spliced together to illustrate the abundant life associated with the muddy seabed sediments in Kaikoura Canyon at 1000m.
NIWA's Dr Philip Boyd on geoengineering and the research which won him and a team of scientists from NIWA and Otago University the 2011 Prime Minister's Science Prize.
On Friday November 11th, a large spotted jellyfish was seen floating just off the coast in Evans Bay, 50 m north of the NIWA campus at Greta Point.
Watch scientists and crew battle icy conditions in the Ross Sea during New Zealand's International Polar Year Census of Antarctic Marine Life voyage, led by NIWA in 2008.
Happy Feet was successfully released at 10:28 NZST on Sunday 4 September from Niwa's research vessel Tangaroa.
Happy Feet, the emperor penguin that's captured the hearts of New Zealanders and others around the world, is finally homeward bound, onboard NIWA's largest research vessel, Tangaroa.
NIWA performs world class climate, ocean and weather related hazards modelling.
NZ chef Al Brown talks us through the finer points of cooking Hapuku - simply - seared skin side down, in the oven for a couple of minutes, butter basted, and squeeze of lemon juice.
NZ chef Al Brown shares his passion for hapuku, fishing, and his childhood memories of the Castlepoint campground.
NZ chef Al Brown discusses the potential for farmed hapuku from New Zealand to make it big in the world of fine dining.
NZ Chef Al Brown extols the virtues of our aquaculture superstar. Farmed hapuku looks set to tempt the most discerning of palates at the world's best restaurants.
RV Tangaroa has a DP2 system - currently the only one on a New Zealand vessel.
Poem: Pressure Operated Electronic Meter
Dr Craig Stevens from NIWA discusses the potential for turbines to extract tidal energy from New Zealand's Cook Strait.
New Zealand's iconic whitebait species are disappearing from our waterways, but help could soon be at hand for the threatened giant kōkopu.
Dr Katja Riedel from Niwa explains the process of sampling air at Baring Head, near Wellington, New Zealand.
Gordon Brailsford extracting greenhouse gases for measurement from an atmospheric sample.
David Wratt, NIWA's chief climate scientist, on the challenges of climate science in New Zealand.
Andrew Tait talking about how NIWA's climate science is useful to local government and planners.
Principal Scientist Craig Stevens talks about what NIWA's sonar equipment can tell us about ocean turbulence, and what's in store for sea ice around Antarctica and the Arctic.