Videos

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

Kapiti multibeam survey
NIWA scientists use the latest multibeam echo-sounding technology to generate new charts of the seafloor around Kapiti island.
NIWA IrriMet
NIWA has developed new tools that can help farmers decide when to irrigate or fertilise.
Gas flares on sea floor near Gisborne
A team of scientists led by Dr Joshu Mountjoy have been investigating an area of the sea floor near Gisborne. Gas flares were identified for the first time in 2014, and the team has now returned aboard RV Tangaroa to capture more data and video footage of the area.
NIWA’s research receives international recognition
World-class climate and ozone research by scientists at NIWA’s Lauder Atmospheric Research Station has been recognised by meteorology’s leading organisation in Geneva, making Lauder the fourth upper-air site in the world to be certified by the global climate-data network.
World Cup weather forecast: NZ vs South Africa
NIWA's Chris Brandolino presents the match day weather forecast ahead of New Zealand's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.
Tropical Cyclone Pam: Update 15 March
View the very latest from NIWA Forecaster Chris Brandolino on the expected impacts former Tropical Cyclone Pam will have on parts of the North Island.
Tropical Cyclone Pam: Update 14 March
Watch the very latest from NIWA Forecaster Chris Brandolino on Tropical Cyclone Pam’s expected movements and impacts on New Zealand.
Tropical Cyclone Pam: Update 13 March
Watch the very latest from NIWA Forecaster Chris Brandolino on Tropical Cyclone Pam’s expected movements and impacts on New Zealand.
Tropical Cyclone Pam: Update 13 March
Watch the very latest from NIWA Forecaster Chris Brandolino on Tropical Cyclone Pam's expected movements and impacts on New Zealand.
Taking the pulse of Antarctica’s ocean ecosystem
Niwa scientists have anchored an echosounder to the sea floor of Terra Nova Bay that could reveal the mystery of silverfish reproduction under the Antarctic ice.
Tropical Cyclone Pam heads south
NIWA Forecaster Chris Brandolino discusses possible impacts on New Zealand as Tropical Cyclone Pam begins moving towards our region.
Antarctic Voyage - The Good Bits
Footage - mostly time lapse - from the New Zealand-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage 2015...with some random music!
New Zealand-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage highlights
Highlights of the New Zealand-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage 2015.
Bad weather while returning from Antarctic voyage
NIWA’s RV Tangaroa encounters bad weather while returning to New Zealand from Antarctica.
SAFE PASSAGE: Ice Pilot’s critical mission
Ice pilot Scott Laughlin is on the New Zealand - Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to guide RV Tangaroa through the Antarctic waters.
Water, Water Everywhere
Over the last 50 years the atoll of South Tarawa, in Kiribati has experienced large increases in population.
The Big Flush
Improvements in water supply throughout rural Fiji have created sanitation issues relating to greater volumes of waste water for disposal.
NIWA's Pacific Rim Operations
Pacific Rim Manager Doug Ramsay gives an overview of NIWA's work in the Pacific.
Better Weather Forecasting for Fiji
Anal Chandra from Fiji's Meteorological Service talks about collaborating with NIWA and creating a better network of weather stations across Fiji.
Flood Warning for Nadi
Serious flooding often causes major problems for those living near the Nadi river basin in Fiji.

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