The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) is New Zealand's principal provider of environmental research and consultancy services in the areas of atmosphere and climate, coast and oceans, freshwater, fisheries and aquaculture. NIWA's principal clients are central and local government agencies, although it is increasing its private sector revenues through the commercialisation of new products and the provision of operational forecasting services.
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 Act 1993
|Companies Office No||550957 (Companies Office website)|
Board of Directors
|Mr Barry Harris||Chair||1 Jul 2018 - 30 Jun 2021|
|Mr Nick Main||Deputy Chair||1 Jul 2014 - 30 Jun 2020|
|Dr Tracey Batten||Director||1 Jul 2018 - 30 Jun 2021|
|Dr Gillian Lewis||Director||1 Jul 2014 - 30 Jun 2020|
|Ms Mary-Anne Macleod||Director||1 Jul 2018 - 30 Jun 2021|
|Mr Mike Pohio||Director||1 Jul 2015 - 30 Jun 2021|
|Dr Helen Anderson||Director||1 Jul 2011 - 30 Jun 2020|