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AgResearch Ltd

Page updated 22 Nov 2016

AgResearch's purpose is to enhance the value, productivity and profitability of New Zealand's pastoral, agri-food and agri-technology sector value chains to contribute to economic growth and beneficial environmental and social outcomes for New Zealand.

The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment is the primary monitoring department for CRIs, with the Treasury moved to a second-opinion role in relation to the CRI’s financial performance. For Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) please refer to the MBIE website, or the companies' own websites.

Key Documents

Key Company Information

Entity Form Crown Research Institute
Established 1992
Head Office Hamilton
Primary Legislation Crown Research Institutes Act 1992
Companies Office No 552736 (Companies Office website)

Board of Directors

Chairperson: Mr Samuel (Sam) Robinson (Jul 2008 - Jun 2017)
Deputy Chairperson: Mr Jeffrey (Jeff) Grant (Jun 2014 - Jun 2017)
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