Latest NIWA News

First insights to potential competition between New Zealand’s toothed whales and dolphins
Unique underwater drone game changer
2022 off to searing start
Tonga volcano “afterglow” causes dazzling skies in Antarctica
Greens demand answers as Crown agency backs deep sea mining
Arrests made after Mahanga Bay occupation
Matariki viewing prospects
Seen stunning sunrise or sunset lately? Tongan volcano may be cause
In snow: new tool to advise New Zealanders of snow conditions
Ki uta ki tai: NIWA’s role in mountains-to-sea estuarine management
Tonga eruption discoveries defy expectations
Removing barriers to ensure freshwater fish can complete their life cycle
Anchors cause “extensive, persistent” damage to seafloor
Easy access to environmental research data
Understanding why our giant glaciers disappeared in past gives clues to future
NIWA-Nippon Foundation Tonga Eruption Seabed Mapping Project a “rare opportunity” to study effects of Tonga eruption
Glaciers continue to shrink this year, says NIWA
New national rainfall record surpasses 56-year-old record
Mean heat: Marine heatwaves to get longer and hotter by 2100
Heaphy Bridge salvage starting
Tropical seafloor secrets revealed
Cutting-edge AI sea craft helping scientists count fish
Public asked to help build national flood photo database
“Very rare find” of ghost shark hatchling
Positives of Wellington’s wet weather: marine pest control
5,000 portable air cleaners for schools on their way
Great debate: when does summer begin?
Our seas are sizzling again
Dramatic first weeks for Wellington’s newly hatched kororā
Opening classroom windows and doors “one of best ways” to remove Covid-19 from air
Researchers produce stunning images
Coastal flooding likely to be main driver for adaptation
Fabulous Fiordland showcased in new e-Guide
Scientists, iwi investigate bringing back rock oyster industry