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The science of fisheries management

For the first time, the use of management science in fisheries has been captured in a book.

Summer Series week 5: Life's a beach

Six scientists reveal their favourite beaches but also observe how they’re changing.

Hotspot Watch for 12 January 2017

An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.

Summer Series week 4: Scientist keeps cool head on the ice

Top of Natalie Robinson’s to-do list right now is to work out exactly what she’s brought back from Antarctica.

NIWA's Annual Climate Summary Media Conference

NIWA climate scientists present the NIWA 2016 Annual Climate Summary.