Training courses NIWA can offer

NIWA has wide-ranging expertise and can offer training across a wide range of subjects. Some examples of courses that NIWA have previously offered are listed below. Please contact Training enquiries, contact details below, to express your interest in any of them.

  • Hydrological modelling - lumped catchment models
  • The hydrology of ungauged catchments
  • Managing extreme weather and flooding
  • Identifying New Zealand's native fish
  • Identifying wetland sedges and rushes
  • Identifying aquatic macrophytes
  • Identifying marine macroalgae
  • Instream habitat – survey and analysis
  • General environmental data logging
  • Electric fishing for machine operators
  • Electric fishing for machine operators- refresher
  • Targeted riparian management
  • Conservation planning
  • Farm hydrology and diffuse pollution attenuation tools
  • Hydrological statistics
  • Introduction to marine aquaculture
  • Statistical methods for water quality studies
  • Introduction to high intensity rainfall estimation in New Zealand