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Plans to be Outdoors? Saturday Looks to be the Best

The first long weekend in more than four months is set to start off on a great note for much of the country, with more of a mixed bag thereafter, say NIWA climate scientists.

Blog series to explore the natural history of New Zealand's freshwaters

A new series from the popular Waiology blog will take a step back from freshwater policy and related science to explore the natural history of freshwater.

Land-based salmon farming pioneer to headline New Zealand conference

Thue Holm, pioneer of land-based salmon farming will share his hands-on experience as keynote speaker at the New Zealand Aquaculture Conference in October.

New fault found in Wellington Harbour

NIWA scientists have found a new active fault in Wellington Harbour after analysing data from a recent marine survey.

NIWA scientists working under the ice in Antarctica

NIWA marine ecologists, including specialist divers, are heading south shortly for the second stage in a range of experiments that take place under the ice in Antarctica.