The Society produces a newsletter, Current, which normally comes out in May and November. 

Current 46 was the last printed copy and the newsletter will now be digital format only.

The newsletter is included as part of the annual subscription and cannot be purchased separately.   

Contributions for Current are welcomed and can be sent to:


PO Box 12300

Thorndon, Wellington

New Zealand 6144


Space is available in Current for relevant advertisements.  For further information and prices email 


Current Newsletter NO. 55 / May 2019 click here to download


Typical contents are:

President's piece: A word from the Society President

Recent Events: Reviews and opinions of workshops, conferences, courses and other events

Articles: Members opinion pieces, descriptions of recent hydrological events, book reviews, research summaries etc

Updates: Brief updates from members and organisations (including universities, CRIs, regional councils and consultants) on topical matters

Look Out For: A chance for members to promote awareness of upcoming events, workshops, courses

Tips and Tools: Practical tools being developed to help hydrology practitioners (eg, software, analytical methods, training material)

Nuts and Bolts: Technical forum for equipment reviews, trials etc

The Last Word: Anything (or almost anything) goes



Links to full articles cited in Current 

2015  Current 47    Rainfall and Oil



  • BOOK SALE Gravel Bed Rivers is now available at a special reduced price. Click here for more details
  • Recent Awards Two society awards were presented at the 2015 annual conference.
    • Lindsay Rowe received Life Membership read his citation here
    • Mike Ede received the Achievement in Operational Hydrology Award read his citation here
  • Current.     
  • New issue now available
  • #54 / Nov 2018 
  • Read here

    • Journal Issue 57 (1) was posted in September 2018 Read more

    • 50th Anniversary Publication "NZHS: the first 50 years, 1961-2011" is now available for free download Read more

    • Special Membership Offer A copy of Groundwaters of NZ is available with all new student memberships. Read more


26th-29th March 2019

2019 Technical Workshop



03 928 0620
New Zealand Hydrological Society,
PO Box 12300, Thorndon,
Wellington 6144

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