Coasts and Oceans
The Coasts & Oceans Centre aims to provide the knowledge needed for the sound environmental management of our marine resources.
This will ensure that the economic, social and environmental benefits are realised now, and into the future.
31 January 2017
Barb Hayden is never far from the sea. In fact, it’s been a constant in her life—a personal and professional passion.
9 October 2017
A decade of scientific research into how ocean acidification is affecting New Zealand waters has led to far greater understanding of the vulnerability of our marine ecosystems, according to a newly published review.
24 November 2017
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.
5 December 2017
Rapid warming of the ocean near Tasmania may provide a good indication of how the water around New Zealand will change as the planet warms, say NIWA scientists.