Coasts and Oceans
The Coasts & Oceans Centre aims to provide the knowledge needed for the sound environmental management of our marine resources.
This will ensure that the economic, social and environmental benefits are realised now, and into the future.
31 January 2017
Barb Hayden is never far from the sea. In fact, it’s been a constant in her life—a personal and professional passion.
9 October 2017
A decade of scientific research into how ocean acidification is affecting New Zealand waters has led to far greater understanding of the vulnerability of our marine ecosystems, according to a newly published review.
5 October 2017
A sophisticated buoy has been deployed in Wellington Harbour to “phone home” information about currents, waves and water quality in the harbour.
19 September 2017
NIWA scientists have found signs of recovery in the Kaikōura Canyon seabed, 10 months after powerful submarine landslides triggered by the November earthquake wiped out organisms living in and on the seabed.