NIWA is New
Zealand’s leading natural resources and environmental sciences service
is to support the wellbeing of Aotearoa New Zealand’s people and businesses
through improved management of the environment, sustainable use of natural
resources, and effective responses to global change.
on our mission by undertaking world-leading climate, freshwater and marine
science, and providing a wide range of services to our stakeholders and
clients. We typically conduct more than 1,300 projects each year for more than
100 different organisations, including government, industry and Māori.
our science and services on New Zealand’s greatest opportunities and most
pressing challenges, such as increasing resilience to weather-related hazards
and climate change, fostering regional economic growth, transitioning to a
diversified low-carbon economy, preserving biodiversity and ecosystem health,
improving water quality and allocation, and achieving social equity.