Videos

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

Monitoring air quality in your neighbourhood
Monitoring air quality in your neighbourhood.
NIWA RIPARIAN SURVEY VIDEO
NIWA, supported by DairyNZ, are asking anyone who has planted along stream banks to take a short survey.
Breakfast with Ebony - Episode 3
Marine Biologist Diana Macpherson spends a good part of her time investigating various critters that live on the sea floor...check out this enormous specimen!
Climate change and variability - report for the Greater Wellington Region
NIWA Climate Scientist - Petra Pearce explains Wellington city will have warmer autumns, almost a month of days over 25°C and up to 10 per cent more winter rain by 2090, according to a new NIWA cli
Breakfast with Ebony - Episode 1
Plastic spoons aren’t always used for eating - fisheries scientist Dr Jim Roberts found them handy when studying sub-Antarctic sea lions.
Pilot whale ((Globicephala sp.) calls detected by acoustic recorder stationed in Cook Strait, New Zealand
Pilot whale (Globicephala sp.) calls detected by acoustic recorder stationed in Cook Strait, New Zealand from December 2016 to January 2017.
Cuvier’s beaked whales (Ziphius cavirostris) in Cook Strait, New Zealand
Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) calls detected by acoustic recorder stationed in Cook Strait, New Zealand from December 2016 to January 2017.
The Love Bugs
Mayflies, caddisflies and stoneflies are living in a stream near you, or at least they should be!
Edgecumbe Flood Damage
NIWA and GNS scientists recently visited Edgecumbe to assess flood damage in the area.
ARGO - measuring salinity and temperature across the oceans
Since the early 2000s, NIWA has been part of the international Argo programme. Argo floats take the pulse of the oceans, collecting and distributing temperature and salinity observations from a global network of more than 3700 underwater robots.
Unique research records rare whale species in Cook Strait
The sounds of whales and dolphins rarely seen in New Zealand waters have been recorded by NIWA scientist in a pioneering underwater sound project.
ARGO - measuring salinity and temperature across the oceans
Since the early 2000s, NIWA has been part of the international Argo programme. Argo floats takes the pulse of the oceans, collecting and distributing temperature and salinity observations from a global network of more than 3700 underwater robots.
Modelling vegetation-impacted morphodynamics in braided rivers
NIWA is developing numerical models for predicting how the morphology of braided rivers responds to flow regulation and invasive exotic woody vegetation.
Earthquake's unseen impact
NIWA scientists on board RV Ikatere have been surveying the coastal area around Kaikoura for the first time since November's magnitude 7.8 earthquake in 2016.
Recording underwater biodiversity after earthquakes
NIWA’s marine ecologist Dr Dave Bowden talks about the catastrophic changes to the seafloor in the Kaikoura Canyon following the November 2016 earthquake.
Earthquake's Unseen Impact
NIWA scientists on board RV Ikatere have been surveying the coastal area around Kaikoura for the first time since November's magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
Injy's Odyssey
Late 2016, Sir Peter Blake NIWA Ambassador Injy Johnstone travelled to one of NIWA's more remote atmospheric monitoring outposts in the central North Island. Another successful ambassadorship - check it out!
NIWA's Annual Climate Summary
Watch live as NIWA climate scientists present the NIWA 2016 Annual Climate Summary.

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