See NIWA scientists talking about their work, along with fascinating animations and underwater footage.
A six metre-long autonomous trimaran fitted out with a NIWA echosounder is being used as part of an innovative research collaboration.
A global survey involving 123 scientists from 58 nations raises concerns about the global status of reef sharks.
This year's NIWA staff photographic competition has attracted a large range of entries that feature some of New Zealand’s most awe-inspiring locations in which staff undertake their environmental s
Have you ever seen these shells on the beach?
This really cute little octopus is from cold Antarctic waters.
The NIWA Invertebrate Collection (NIC) holds specimens from almost all invertebrate phyla.
Ashley Rowden and Katie Bigham talk about the positive changes observed on the seafloor following the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake.
Scott Nodder is interested in the effects earthquakes have on marine sediments and animal communities.
Voyage update from Dr Joshu Mountjoy and Johan Rolandsson.
Eurofleets+ aims at providing, integrating and improving access to key research vessels and associated major equipment.
This campaign brings together two Eurofleets+ Infrastructures, the RV Tangaroa and the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from Sweden’s University of Gothenburg (UGOT).
Te Kūwaha, NIWA’s National Centre for Māori Environmental Research is a dedicated Māori research team, with a vision to work in partnership with others to enable complementary knowledge systems to
Maniapoto Māori Trust Board and NIWA worked collaboratively during 2018-19 to support Ngāti Maniapoto whānau to reconnect with and participate in the assessment of their waterways according to thei
Marine Acoustician Dr Yoann Ladroit is leading research into using acoustics to find underwater gas bubble flares and then compare these to the chemical composition of water samples taken at the same locations.
Measuring chlorophyll, organic nitrogen and carbon levels, PhD student Alex Hayward looks at how much marine life is in the water around the Bay of Plenty during winter.
NIWA marine geologist Arne Pallentin is looking for telltale gas bubble 'flares"—using a multibeam echosounder—that indicate new volcanic activity in the Calypso Vent Field.
"For us, Whakaari is our whaea, she is our tupuna, and also a place of our mahinga kai. I didn't realise how much I'd missed her..."
Marine geologist - Dr Joshu Mountjoy - is mapping the seafloor landscape around Whakaari/White Island to understand how much sediment was dislodged in the eruption and where it has gone.
Marine Geophysicist Sally Watson, maps the seafloor and takes samples from the water column so we can understand geological processes shaping the volcanic underwater realm around Whakaari/White Island.
It's a special day on RV Tangaroa today - celebrating the Whakatāne High School ball with student Cameron Phillips, one of two Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa taiohi on board.