Deep South proud to support new science journalism fund

The Deep South Challenge is proud to be supporting the new Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund - the first independent journalism fund dedicated to furthering coverage of the science-related issues that impact New Zealanders.

New $5 million support fund for quake-affected farmers

 Includes funding for projects and advice related to climate change impacts and opportunities.

Registrations open for the 2017 Climate and Business Conference

Registrations are now open for the 2017 Climate Change and Business Conference in Auckland on 10-11 October.

Deep South Challenge Symposium

From September 4-6 2017, the Deep South Challenge will be holding our inaugural symposium, Understanding and Adapting to Future Climate in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Funding announced for climate resilience research

The latest funding has been announced by the Deep South National Science Challenge to enable New Zealanders to adapt, manage risk, and thrive in a changing climate. (Photo credit: David Morgan)

The third Wai o Papa Exhibition: A project of hope for Māori Coastal communities

One Deep South Challenge project, within the Vision Mātauranga programme, has been exploring adaptation strategies to address climate change impacts on coastal Māori communities.

The future of climate modelling in New Zealand

A new paper published in the 2016 edition of Weather and Climate - the journal of the Meteorological Society of New Zealand - documents the purpose, challenges, next steps and future goals of the NZESM, the New Zealand Earth System Model.

“Accelerating progress in global modelling”: Milestone event for climate modellers

Recently, Deep South Challenge modellers met with experts from meteorological and research agencies in the UK, Australia, Korea, Philippines, India, USA, South Africa and New Zealand at a NIWA-hosted technical workshop on global climate modelling. 

New report highlights key research questions to help prepare for climate change

The Insurance, housing and climate adaptation report, commissioned by the Deep South National Science Challenge, highlights key research questions to help prepare coastal communities for climate change. 

David Frame: Understanding climate risks makes us all less vulnerable

With the recent storms and floods ransacking parts of New Zealand, Professor David Frame put pen to paper to discuss floods, attribution and the power of citizen science to help us understand our climate and be more prepared.