The Society

2011 - Celebrating 50 years of the NZHS.  Available for free download.

New Zealand Hydrological Society: the first 50 years, 1961-2011

with reports on New Zealand hydrology through the ages


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

Our mission is:

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

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, climatologists, teachers, students, resource managers, policy makers, and others.

Why join?

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