Freshwater and Estuaries Update

A regular newsletter that includes a seasonal review and outlook for New Zealand's water resources, and an update on some of NIWA's freshwater and estuaries research.

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Freshwater Update 75 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries Centre, with a focus on NIWA’s role in two of the National Science Challenges, a position paper on improved monitoring and reporting on ‘swimmability’ of freshwaters and release of the draft national standard for discrete water quality, seagrass rehabilitation and new science on inanga.
Freshwater Update 74 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries Centre, with a focus on technology to trace the source of sediments in our waterways, measure bank erosion and shallow lake rehabilitation.

Freshwater Update 73 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries Centre, with a focus on streams, rivers and irrigation, as well as introducing new members of staff.

 

Freshwater Update 72 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries Centre, including introducing our new scientists, a tool on Environmental Flows, articles about nutrients, metals and periphyton in streams and an upcoming international conference.  

 

Freshwater Update 71 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries centre, including stories about: the implications of climate change on our freshwater; blocking nature to nuture a lake ecosystem; nine new freshwater and estuaries research programmes; and all about a co-development workshop for freshwaters.

Freshwater Update 70 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries centre, including an Account of New Zealand Water, NIWA's Eddy Covariance Towers, A hydrologically sensitive invertebrate community index for New Zealand rivers, a look at what happens when communities monitor their local streams, Mangrove forests and the warming of lake surface waters around the world.
Freshwater Update 69 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries centre, including a Check up on Lake Taupo, Protocols for the use of tau kōura in streams and the Juncus guide goes live.
Freshwater Update 68 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries centre, including water quality maps and information, as well as river flows.
Freshwater Update 66 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries centre, including water quality maps and information, as well as river flows.

Freshwater Update 65 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries centre, including water quality maps and information, as well as river flows.

Also, this month we released a new Freshwater Fish Calendar. Read the media release 

Welcome to Freshwater Update 57, with the latest info from our Freshwater and Estuaries centre.

Welcome to Freshwater Update 54. This issue features some of the latest work from our Freshwater and Estuaries teams, Water Quality maps and information and  River flow maps for Autumn.

Latest news from the centre includes: Float your boat! Scientists use hi-tech miniature Q-boat to measure river flows 

Welcome to Freshwater Update for May 2012.

This issue contains news about work from NIWA's Freshwater team, and Water Quality maps and information for the period January, February, March 2012.

As well as the articles below, the following have been added to our website:

Robot spies make new science discoveries in Fiordland's World Heritage Park

Welcome to Freshwater Update for January 2012. It contains water quality maps and information for the period October to December 2011.

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