Researching Wetlands

We'll keep this page updated with useful information for wetland researchers and students. Contact us if you have information on wetland research you would like to share with the wetland community



Golden Plover Award

The Golden Plover Award is open for MSc students of any New Zealand university who are undertaking post-graduate research into wetland functioning and restoration.

See the application form


National Wetland Restoration Symposia

The NWT organises a symposium to share research and experience among wetland practioners, managers, students, landoweners and community groups. See our Symposia page for details.


Arawai Kakariki

Arawai Kākāriki is a large-scale collaborative wetland restoration programme led by New Zealand's Department of Conservation.

The main goal is to protect wetlands and increase our understanding of these productive environments to improve wetland restoration in New Zealand.

See a bibliography of their science outputs.