University of Canterbury is the hosting institution and sponsor of the 2017 annual conference.

We look forward to welcoming you to their campus in Christchurch.

For marine scientists and organisations within the marine science sector, the annual NZMSS Conference provides the once a year opportunity to meet with peers to stay up-to-date with innovative research approaches and hear about the latest research findings not yet available in the science literature.

Become a sponsor or exhibitor! Contact Kerry South +64 21 024 77554 or

Find out what's going on here, register here, or contact us here.


MPI is a Principal Sponsor of the 2017 Conference as well as the Major Student Sponsor. Support from MPI enables students to access significantly subsidised registration fees. They also acknowledge student research with awards focusing on strong use of quantitative methodology.


NIWA's mission is to conduct leading environmental science to enable the sustainable management of natural resources for New Zealand and the planet. They are a valuable long term supporter of this event.