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A smidgen of seasonal solstice science

This year’s winter solstice may start mild, but by the end of the shortest day of the year on Wednesday there will be rain, wind and even some snow.

Questions and answers about oyster disease Bonamia ostreae

NIWA is today issuing some scientific information on the parasite Bonamia ostreae, recently discovered in Big Glory Bay, Stewart Island, and the risk it poses to the Bluff oyster fishery.

New Zealand joins global seabed mapping initiative

New Zealand joins global seabed mapping initiative

NIWA invests $18 million  in New Zealand’s future

NIWA is placing the future of New Zealanders at the heart of its operation by investing in new supercomputers that will significantly enhance scientists’ abilities to solve crucial issues facing the country.

Proud of your plants? Come and show NIWA at Fieldays

Farmers coming to Fieldays next week are being asked to share their experiences of restoring streams when they visit the NIWA stand.