NIWA's mission is to conduct leading environmental science to enable the sustainable management of natural resources for New Zealand and the planet.
At NIWA we are committed to:
Promoting creativity, innovation, and teamwork
Ensuring our core science areas are appropriately staffed and supplied with sufficient equipment and resources to conduct leading-edge science and deliver innovative and unrivalled products and services
Maintaining a culture which is adaptable and seeks opportunities
Being recognised for our integrity, skill, and professionalism in conducting all aspects of the company’s business
Attracting, retaining, and rewarding high quality staff
Providing a safe and healthy working environment
Ensuring that all staff are treated in a fair and equitable manner and that their work and private lives are balanced
Taking social responsibility and valuing our environment
Encouraging stakeholder participation in setting our research and business strategies
Working collaboratively with other organisations and people to form partnerships that add value to our research, intellectual property, and products and services
Honouring the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.