Past Events

A list of all past events.

Wetland restoration symposium

12 February 2014 to 14 February 2014

NIWA is sponsoring the 6th national wetland restoration symposium, in Auckland on the 12 - 14 February 2014.

The symposium will have a range of topics including: the links between wetlands and climate, coping with weather extremes when restoring wetlands, a special focus on urban wetlands and the role of constructed wetlands (stormwater and treatment) wetlands.

Keynote speakers include New Zealander of the Year 2013, Dame Anne Salmond and Dr Dave Campbell (Waikato University).

Geosciences 2013

24 November 2013 to 27 November 2013

NIWA is sponsoring Geosciences 2013.

New Zealand Coastal Society Conference

20 November 2013 to 22 November 2013

NIWA is proud to be sponsoring the New Zealand Coastal Society's 21st Annual Conference in Hokitika:

The Coast: Rough Around the Edges

Rivers Group symposium

12 November 2013 to 13 November 2013

NIWA is sponsoring the 4th annual Rivers Group symposium.

Whatawhata Field Day

24 October 2013

Practices that can affect farm profits and the farm environment

"A hint of what you'll learn Catchment management has become a widely accepted approach for improving water quality. In 2001, a farm scale experiment was established at the Whatawhata Hill-Country Research Centre. This was to evaluate the effects of an integrated package of land management actions on economic performance, biodiversity and aquatic ecosystem health.

Climate change: IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Working Group 1

27 September 2013

Climate change: The IPCC Working Group 1 is due to release its Fifth Assessment Report on September 27. NIWA Chief Scientist Climate Dr David Wratt, who is a vice chair of Working Group 1, will be in Stockholm for the report's release. 

The New Zealand Climate Change Conference 2013

4 June 2013 to 5 June 2013

The New Zealand Climate Change Centre (NZCCC) is holding the New Zealand Climate Change Conference 2013 in Palmerston North on the 4th and 5th of June.

This conference brings together researchers from across New Zealand, showcasing the latest climate change research thinking and outputs. Including pysical science, adaption, mitigation and cross-cutting issues.

For more infomation see the NZCCC website

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