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Emperor penguin foraging behaviour revealed

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Emperor penguin foraging behaviour revealed

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Emperor penguin foraging behaviour revealed Emperor penguin foraging behaviour revealed SHARE THIS:  Media Release 20 April 2018 An unavoidable delay in a research ship’s voyage to Antarctica resulted in some surprising and important findings about the behaviour of emperor […]

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Light shines on UV radiation research

By   /  March 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Light shines on UV radiation research

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Light shines on UV radiation research Sun worshippers may feel the burn next week as scientists and health professionals from around the world meet in Wellington to discuss the latest research on the effects of UV radiation. Science Centres:  […]

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NIWA expertise contributes to healthy hoki fishery

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA expertise contributes to healthy hoki fishery

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA expertise contributes to healthy hoki fishery When NIWA fisheries scientist Richard O’Driscoll went to sea earlier this year, he and his team measured so many fish that laid end to end, they would have stretched for 31km. Science […]

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Cyclone Gita – prepare for heavy rain and damaging winds

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita – prepare for heavy rain and damaging winds

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita – prepare for heavy rain and damaging winds Storm tips: Secure, or move inside, anything that could cause damage in strong winds Close windows and doors, close curtains to prevent injury from breaking windows Stay inside and bring your pets inside. If […]

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Local state of emergency declared in Buller

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  Comments Off on Local state of emergency declared in Buller

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: Local state of emergency declared in Buller Avoid driving in affected areas. Put safety first. Don’t take any chances. If you do need to travel: Keep up to date with the latest road and weather information. Allow extra time for your journey and be […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 25 January 2018

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 25 January 2018

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 25 January 2018 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 January 2018

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 January 2018

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 January 2018 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 11 January 2018

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 11 January 2018

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 11 January 2018 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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Summer Series 2017 – A day out measuring at Molesworth

By   /  January 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer Series 2017 – A day out measuring at Molesworth

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Summer Series 2017 – A day out measuring at Molesworth As the road behind Hanmer Springs turns to gravel and a dust cloud forms in the rear vision mirror, the southern edge of Molesworth Station unfolds. Across Jacks Pass, […]

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Summer Series 2017 – Look out for these marine pests

By   /  December 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Summer Series 2017 – Look out for these marine pests

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Summer Series 2017 – Look out for these marine pests Every year NIWA carries out numerous marine surveillance missions, surveys at ports and harbours around the country. Their divers are looking for the pests that have hitched a ride […]

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Kaikoura earthquake update 7

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura earthquake update 7

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura earthquake update 7 Kia Ora, In this month’s newsletter you can find: an update on EQC claims progress as at 30 November for the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake, and information on Kaikoura MOU variation period finishing and what this means for EQC customers. […]

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Scientists explore deepest parts of the Kermadec Trench

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Scientists explore deepest parts of the Kermadec Trench

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Scientists explore deepest parts of the Kermadec Trench Scientists exploring the Kermadec Trench believe they have retrieved the deepest ever sediment sample from the bottom of the ocean using a wire-deployed corer. The sample was obtained at 9994m deep […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 14 December 2017

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 14 December 2017

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 14 December 2017 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 7 December 2017

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 7 December 2017

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 7 December 2017 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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Warming ocean to alter ecosystems and affect fisheries by end of century, says NIWA scientists

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Warming ocean to alter ecosystems and affect fisheries by end of century, says NIWA scientists

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Warming ocean to alter ecosystems and affect fisheries by end of century, says NIWA scientists Rapid warming of the ocean near Tasmania may provide a good indication of how the water around New Zealand will change as the planet […]

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‘Weather detectives’ saving historical records

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on ‘Weather detectives’ saving historical records

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Weather detectives’ saving historical records More than 50 “weather detectives” from 20 countries will be in Auckland next week to share their experiences saving snippets of meteorological history that will ultimately help scientists better understand the processes of climate […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 30 November 2017

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 30 November 2017

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 30 November 2017 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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2016-17 Annual Report

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on 2016-17 Annual Report

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: 2016-17 Annual Report 28 Nov 2017 The Earthquake Commission released its Annual Report for 2016-17 today.   The report shows that EQC responded to a number of different events during the year while continuing to settle claims for the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes.   The […]

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Wellington students to swap books for nature

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Wellington students to swap books for nature

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington students to swap books for nature A group of talented Wellington students will be packing their books away this summer and heading into the environment after each winning a Blake Ambassador Award. Anna McKenzie-Pollock (25) will head to […]

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Scientists explore the deepest depths of the Kermadec Trench

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Scientists explore the deepest depths of the Kermadec Trench

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Scientists explore the deepest depths of the Kermadec Trench A team of international researchers leaves Wellington this weekend to explore the bottom of the Kermadec Trench – one of the deepest places in the ocean. The three-week expedition aboard […]

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