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This website gives information about the fleet of 3,000 underwater robots in the world's oceans.
Coastal surface currents around New Zealand
This pioneering paper (PDF, 1.5 MB) by Jim Brodie established the pattern of ocean circulation around New Zealand from experiments using drift cards. It was published in the New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics (1960).
‘The East Auckland Current, 1994–95’
This abstract is of a 1997 paper that gives details about the south-flowing East Auckland Current and ocean eddies.
‘The Southland Current: a subantarctic current’
This 2003 paper describes the Southland Current, which travels along the south-east coast of New Zealand.
Tide forecaster (New Zealand)
This page on the NIWA Science site predicts tides for any location in New Zealand. See also the Tideschart website for more extensive tidal information.
‘The Wairarapa Coastal Current’
A 2000 article that describes the cool, north-flowing current along the Wairarapa coast.
Water & Atmosphere online
The December 2001 issue of the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research’s (NIWA) magazine contains 10 articles on the future of oceans in a warming world.
‘Wave development across a large shallow intertidal estuary’
A 2001 case study of wind-generated waves at Manukau Harbour.
‘Wave hindcast for the New Zealand region’
An abstract to a 2003 paper that describes a computer model for predicting wave heights around the New Zealand coast.
Ētahi whakaaro puaki, takenga
Harris, T. F. W. Greater Cook Strait: form and flow. Wellington: DSIR Marine and Freshwater, 1990.