The New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society (NZFSS) aims to establish effective liaison between all persons interested in any aspect of fresh and brackish water research in New Zealand, and to encourage and promote these interests.

NZFSS Conference 2018

Celebrating 50 years of the Society

Ka mua, ka muri: Looking back, moving forward.

NZFSS members are entitled to discounted registration fees. Registration opens 1 July 2018.


Our publications

NZFSS offers access to articles and other publications online. Past newsletters are publicly available; current newsletters are available with NZFSS membership.

Member submissions to the NZFSS journal are very welcome. For information about contributing, please get in touch.

Visit our Latest News section to see more about our Policy Statements, Submissions and announcements.

Our latest news

2018 Newsletter now available

Find out what members of NZFSS have been up to over the past year. Find out which organism got the title of 2018 Critter of the Year, learn more about ngā mahi o te Rōpū Māori and how mātauranga Māori is shaping marine and freshwater futures. The newsletter contains a… Read More

NZFSS Annual Conference Public Seminar

The 50th NZFSS Annual Conference is currently under way in Nelson. As part of the conference, we are hosting a public seminar to celebrate future-focused freshwater research. Please join us to learn more about some of the great freshwater research that is going on around the country. Read More