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Creating an R&D culture

Commenting on the 2007 Budget, Anthony Scott, executive director of the Association of Crown Research Institutes (ACRI) said: "This Budget may be remembered as kickstarting an R&D culture".


Golden age dawns for beef farmers

New Zealand's pasture-fed beef industry is going to experience a golden age according to AgResearch.


Taking on the world - not each other

The science system, on the ground at least, is increasingly collaborative and positive -


Global warming clash builds up its own heat

The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research is standing by its prediction that global warming will cause more floods of the type that devastated Northland.


Complex consultation process may send research overseas

Valuable New Zealand research could head overseas if complicated consultation with Maori groups means research is delayed, the Waitangi Tribunal was told yesterday.


Outing the hidden value of R&D


Year 2030: NZ forecasts for climate change, pandemics.…

What’s coming up? Over the next 20-50 years, how will New Zealand respond to pressures such as climate change, pandemics, oil shocks and changing trade barriers? Landcare Research has released potential scenarios – and possible steps we’ll need to take.


New Science

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Crown Research Institutes

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  • Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua logo.
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Subsidiaries, associates, joint ventures

  • Atlastech
  • Biopolymer Network
  • Virtual Institute of Statistical Genetics
  • Clone International
  • PhytaGro, Inc
  • Enviro-Mark Solutions
  • VARNZ Ltd
  • EnCoate
  • Grasslands Innovation
  • grasslanz
  • farmax
  • National Land Resource Centre (NLRC)
  • Veritec
  • BioPacific Ventures
  • EcoGene
  • Prevar