NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research)

NIWA, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, is a Crown Research Institute established in 1992.

NIWA's mission is to conduct leading environmental science to enable the sustainable management of natural resources for New Zealand and the planet. Our purpose is to enhance the economic value and sustainable management of New Zealand’s aquatic resources and environments, to provide understanding of climate and the atmosphere and increase resilience to weather and climate hazards to improve safety and wellbeing of New Zealanders.


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