Welcome to our new project leaders
We are pleased to announce the following Phase II research project leaders. Their first hui was held in Wellington on 23-24 July, where the team connected, and explored ways they might integrate and co-develop their projects.
Latest news and updates
Watch recordings of our second NZ Maritime Museum breakfast talk from 19 August 2019. Ben Knight and Lincoln Mackenzie spoke about their research on forecasting and detecting marine contamination and harmful algal blooms.
NIWA researcher Drew Lohrer was named among eight winners in the 2019 Kudos Awards in early September.
Stew Robertson has been a participant in research workshops for projects focused in Tasman-Golden Bay. He is involved with the Nelson Biodiversity Forum and founded the Tasman Bay Guardians in 2017.
A study of coastal food webs has revealed how ecosystem-based approaches to marine management could improve management of fish stocks and biodiversity in our changing coastal ocean.
In a workshop hosted in Wellington in early May, NIWA and Victoria University of Wellington researchers shared their latest findings on the effects of sediment on both shallow water and deep-sea species with iwi and stakeholders.
Jim Sinner and Marc Tadaki (Cawthron Institute) convened a session at the Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG) Conference held in Tasmania on 13 July.
Sharing their learnings about the marine ecosystem with iwi in the Marlborough Sounds (Te Tau Ihu o te Waka-a-Māui) has been an enlightening experience for three students.
Early findings from The Unseen research project show that participants take home clear science messages through working on art.