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 Company Information
|Entity Form||Crown Research Institute|
|Primary Legislation||Crown Research Institutes Act 1992|
|Companies Office No||546064 (Companies Office website)|
Board of Directors
|Mrs Jane Taylor||Chair||1 Jul 2014 - 30 Jun 2020|
|Dr Paul Reynolds||Deputy Chair||1 Jul 2015 - 30 Jun 2021|
|Mr Ngarimu Blair||Director||1 Jul 2017 - 30 Jun 2020|
|Associate Professor Emily Parker||Director||1 Jul 2011 - 30 Jun 2020|
|Mr John Rodwell||Director||1 Jul 2017 - 30 Jun 2020|
|Professor Caroline Saunders||Director||1 Jul 2015 - 30 Jun 2021|
|Hon Kate Wilkinson||Director||1 Jul 2017 - 30 Jun 2020|