See NIWA scientists talking about their work, along with fascinating animations and underwater footage.
Two methods for describing streambed composition: the visual assessment method is quicker while the Wolman walk is more accurate.
SHMAK Stream Site Assessment - How to record some basic information about your stream site so you can interpret your results.
Sustainable fisheries depend on good scientific data about fish stocks.
Check out the winning entries from the 2019 NIWA Staff Photography Competition.
NIWA climate scientist Nava Fedaeff presents the NIWA annual climate summary for New Zealand 2019.
Health and safety is the most important element of any activity. Watch this video before you go out into the field.
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.