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Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd

Page updated 1 Mar 2017

Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd (Landcare Research) is a Crown Research Institute (CRI) with a core purpose of undertaking research and development to protect and enhance New Zealand land environments and enable their sustainable use in economic development. To achieve this, Landcare Research's science teams focus on three key outcomes - protection and restoration of biodiversity, healthy land environments, and sustainable business and urban development.

Landcare Research owns subsidiary companies, including carboNZero Holdings Limited which offers a certification programme for greenhouse gas measurement and reduction.

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 Lincoln
Primary Legislation Crown Research Institutes Act 1992
Companies Office No 546064 (Companies Office website)

Board of Directors

Chairperson: Ms Deborah (Jane) Taylor (Jul 2014- Jun 2017)
Deputy Chairperson: Dr Paul Reynolds (Jul 2015 - Jun 2018)
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