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The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd

Page updated 11 Dec 2017

Plant & Food Research's purpose is to enhance the value and productivity of New Zealand’s horticultural, arable, seafood and food and beverage industries to contribute to economic growth and the environmental and social prosperity of 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 2008
Head Office Auckland
Primary Legislation Crown Research Institutes Act 1992;
Companies Act 1993
Companies Office No 547965 (Companies Office website)

Board of Directors

Chairperson: Mr Michael Ahie (Jul 2010 - Jun 2018)
Deputy Chairperson: Mr Greg Gent (Jul 2013 - Jun 2019)
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