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Meteorological Society of New Zealand

Purpose and Objective

The Meteorological Society of New Zealand (Incorporated 1979) is an independent group of weather enthusiasts with the stated aim to encourage an interest in the atmosphere, weather and climate, particularly as related to the New Zealand region.

To this end, we arrange regular public meetings, organise an annual conference, and publish an annual journal and quarterly newsletter reporting on the latest developments in meteorology.

Anyone with an interest in the atmosphere, weather and climate can join and membership currently consists of a broad spectrum of the community both professional and non-professional.

Acronym: MSNZ

Country or Region: New Zealand

Established Since: 1979

Number of Members: approximately 330



Sylvia Nichol, President (


Weather and Climate (a peer reviewed journal - and a members-only newsletter

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