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About the Society

The New Zealand Hydrological Society (Incorporated) is a non-profit organisation founded in 1961.

Our Mission

To further the science of hydrology and its application to the understanding and management of New Zealand's water resources by:
  • Promoting hydrological research

  • Promoting education in all aspects of hydrology.

  • Disseminating information through the publication of scientific journal newsletters and other appropriate means

  • Hosting meetings and conferences for the interchange of research findings, information, and experience.

  • Any other activities considered appropriate by the Executive from time to time.

Who are we?

We are a mix of New Zealand and overseas individuals and subscribing organisations with an interest in water and its wise use. We are scientists, technicians, consultants, hydrologists, engineers, biologists, hydrogeologists, climatologists, teachers, students, resource managers, policymakers, and others.

What do we do?

  • Run symposia and workshops

  • Produce books on hydrological topics that are relevant to New Zealanders

  • Publish the Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand) twice a year

  • Produce the Society's newsletter, Current, 2 or 3 times per year.

  • Make scientific and strategy submissions to the New Zealand government

  • Partly fund appropriate travel grants for members

Why join?

  • Gain access to the latest New Zealand hydrological information

  • Receive the Society's Journal and newsletter (Current)

  • Access the discussion listserver with 550+ society members

  • Participate in upcoming Society symposia and workshops

How do you reach us?

New Zealand Hydrological Society 

PO Box 12300, Thorndon,

Wellington 6144, New Zealand


Phone: 03 928 0620

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