Training courses NIWA can offer

NIWA has wide-ranging expertise and can offer training across a wide range of subjects. Some examples of courses that NIWA have previously offered are listed below. Please contact to express your interest in any of them.

  • Hydrological modelling - lumped catchment models
  • The hydrology of ungauged catchments
  • Managing extreme weather and flooding
  • Identifying New Zealand's native fish
  • Identifying wetland sedges and rushes
  • Identifying aquatic macrophytes
  • Identifying marine macroalgae
  • Instream habitat – survey and analysis
  • General environmental data logging
  • Electric fishing for machine operators
  • Electric fishing for machine operators- refresher
  • Targeted riparian management
  • Conservation planning
  • Farm hydrology and diffuse pollution attenuation tools
  • Hydrological statistics
  • Introduction to marine aquaculture
  • Statistical methods for water quality studies
  • Introduction to high intensity rainfall estimation in New Zealand