The Society produces a newsletter, Current, which normally comes out in May and November. 

Current 46 was the last printed copy and the newsletter will now be digital format only.

The newsletter is included as part of the annual subscription and cannot be purchased separately.   

Contributions for Current are welcomed and can be sent to:


PO Box 12300

Thorndon, Wellington

New Zealand 6144


Space is available in Current for relevant advertisements.  For further information and prices email 


  • Current Newsletter No. 54 / November 2018 click here to download
  • Current Newsletter No. 53 / May 2018 click here to download
  • Current Newsletter No. 52 / November 2017 click here to download
  • Current Newsletter No. 51 / May 2017 click here to download
  • Current Newsletter No. 50 / November 2016 click here to download
  • Current Newsletter No. 49 / May 2016 click here to download
  • Current Newsletter No.48 / November 2015  click here to download
  • Current Newsletter No.47 / May 2015  click here to download
  • Typical contents are:

    President's piece: A word from the Society President

    Recent Events: Reviews and opinions of workshops, conferences, courses and other events

    Articles: Members opinion pieces, descriptions of recent hydrological events, book reviews, research summaries etc

    Updates: Brief updates from members and organisations (including universities, CRIs, regional councils and consultants) on topical matters

    Look Out For: A chance for members to promote awareness of upcoming events, workshops, courses

    Tips and Tools: Practical tools being developed to help hydrology practitioners (eg, software, analytical methods, training material)

    Nuts and Bolts: Technical forum for equipment reviews, trials etc

    The Last Word: Anything (or almost anything) goes



    Links to full articles cited in Current 

    2015  Current 47    Rainfall and Oil



    • BOOK SALE Gravel Bed Rivers is now available at a special reduced price. Click here for more details
    • Recent Awards Two society awards were presented at the 2015 annual conference.
      • Lindsay Rowe received Life Membership read his citation here
      • Mike Ede received the Achievement in Operational Hydrology Award read his citation here
    • Current.     
    • New issue now available
    • #54 / Nov 2018 
    • Read here

      • Journal Issue 57 (1) was posted in September 2018 Read more

      • 50th Anniversary Publication "NZHS: the first 50 years, 1961-2011" is now available for free download Read more

      • Special Membership Offer A copy of Groundwaters of NZ is available with all new student memberships. Read more


    26th-29th March 2019

    2019 Technical Workshop



    03 928 0620
    New Zealand Hydrological Society,
    PO Box 12300, Thorndon,
    Wellington 6144

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