Videos

See NIWA scientists talking about their work, along with fascinating animations and underwater footage.

Our Climate is Changing
Our climate is changing - we need to act now.
Glaciers Don't Lie
If you think New Zealand's Southern Alps are shielded from climate change – take a look at this. "You can't make a glacier lie.”
niwa_photo_competition_2018_v1
This year the competition attracted more than 400 entries from staff capturing the beauty of New Zealand’s natural features, NIWA’s work and rarely seen creatures.
What's In Your Air, Alex?
NIWA is helping young people get involved in air quality research. With funding from Unlocking Curious Minds children from Alexandra Primary School are becoming junior scientists and learning about air quality in their town.
Southern right whale observed in Wellington Harbour
On 4 July 2018 NIWA photographer Dave Allen took some close-up footage of a southern right whale seen surfacing in Wellington Harbour for several days.
Climate change touch screen - Fieldays
The touch screen in action at Fieldays.revealing how our climate will change across the country.
Climate change scenarios through to 2110
Features temperature change, increase in hot days, decrease in frost, drought indicator, rainfall patterns through to 2110 under two ICPP scenarios.
King tides
King tides can change lives. Two out of three New Zealanders live near the coast and rising sea levels mean low lying communities are under even more threat.
Waikoropupu Springs video
NIWA freshwater scientists have completed monitoring the ultra-clear water of the Te Waikoropupū Springs near Takaka.
Water sensitive Urban Design - Extended version
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) has emerged as a form of development that, among other objectives, aims to deliver resilient water ways providing a range of benefits to urban communities.
Beyond the Horizon
NIWA's vessels are world-class environmental monitoring and research platforms.
Improved climate information for Vanuatu
NIWA and Vanuatu's Meteorology and Geohazards Department have installed a network of fully automatic weather stations across Vanuatu.
Science Working for NZ
Science is driving innovation and growth in New Zealand. What happens next?
Our World is Changing
More than 7.6 billion people live on this planet. What's the impact?
Drone survey of Kaikoura uplifted rockpools
Drones have been used at Kaikoura to survey intertidal reef areas, many of which were uplifted by as much as half a metre in the 2016 earthquake.
Water Sensitive Urban Design
Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) has emerged as a form of development that, among other objectives, aims to deliver resilient water ways providing a range of benefits to urban communities.
2018 - Antarctic Voyage Update #3
2018 - Antarctic Voyage Update #3
Auckland region climate change projections and impacts | Auckland Council
Auckland Council and Council Controlled Organisations commissioned NIWA to provide climate change projections, including high-resolution maps for the Auckland Region.
2018 - Antarctic Voyage Update #2
What's a Bongo net? Sadie Mills tells us all about it by phone from the Ross Sea Dependency.

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