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50 years of freshwater science

The New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society (NZFSS) celebrated its 50th birthday in Whakatū Nelson this week.  ‘Ka mua – ka muri: looking back, moving forward’ was the theme of the anniversary conference, which attracted more than 350 scientists, managers, policy makers and Māori resource practitioners.  Incoming president Kate McArthur said… Read More

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

Early Career Researcher Award

The NZFSS Executive Committee is delighted to announce the establishment of a new Early Career Science Award to celebrate outstanding freshwater research by members at the beginning of their careers. The Early Career Science Award was instituted by the New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society in 2018. The award is intended… Read More