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 


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



  • Attention Post graduate students - 2017 Kees Toebes Scholarship information now available here
  • 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
  • #51 / May 2017 Read here

    • Journal Issue 55 (2) was posted in May 2017 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


5th-6th September 2017

Open Channel Flow NEMS Workshop

28th Nov - 1 Dec 2017 

 NZHS Conference Napier

+64 6 357 1605
New Zealand Hydrological Society,
PO Box 12300, Thorndon,
Wellington 6144

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