Welcome to the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society

We exist to support and connect marine science and scientists across a wide range of disciplines in New Zealand.

NZMSS is a non-profit organization, formed in 1960 as a constituent society of New Zealand’s Royal Society.

What we do

Our goal is to keep the marine science community connected, supported and involved in marine issues.

Here is how we do it:

NZMSS membership

NZMSS membership is available to all those with a scientific interest in the marine environment, including the uptake of science in marine policy, resource management, conservation and the marine business sector.

Find out more about our memberships here.

New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Webinar Series 2020

In absence of the NZMSS conference this year, the NZMSS would like to run a webinar series highlighting the research from our members. Not a Member? Join today. Save the date! This Thursday (25th June) from 4-5pm is our first webinar series on Marine conservation, restoration and biodiversity research. Please… Read More


5-9 July 2021: In person, NZMSS conference in Tauranga all going to plan with no covid issues. Questions? email conference@nzmss.org Follow and share! facebook.com/nzmsshttps://twitter.com/NZMarineSociety@NZMarine Society@NZMSSconference Read More