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- AgResearch : New Zealand's largest Crown research institute
AgResearch does scientific research into pastoral, food processing and textiles industries. Includes information about research in the area of: agriculture, dairy farming, animal health, meat safety, biotechnology, biosecurity, genetics and science education.
- Coasts and oceans / NIWA = Taihoro Nukurangi
Describes the work of NIWA's Coasts and Oceans Centre to provide the knowledge needed to effectively manage New Zealand's marine resources. Includes details about research projects, services available, online tools relating to tides, a description of the Marine Environment Classification system, the New Zealand Bathymetry dataset, tide resources, and the NZCoast information portal.
About Environmental Science & Research, a company owned by the New Zealand Government. Provides a range of commercial and analytical scientific services from applied science and research consultancy services, through the provision of advanced scientific information systems. Site has reports; newsletters, fact sheets, surveillance reports and scientific publications.
- GNS Science = Te Pū Ao
A government-owned institute supplying earth and nuclear scientific research and consultancy services in New Zealand. Site contains information about the organisation, its staff and research programmes. Includes online databases, publications and learning resources for children.
- Industrial Research Limited = Te Tauihu Pūtaiao
Information about IRL, a technology company based on a science and engineering capability which has the New Zealand govenment as a shareholder. It engages with industry through research and development, pilot scale production, consultancy services, sales and licensing.
- Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
A crown research institute that focuses on management of land resources for conservation and for primary production. Includes access to databases about animals, fungi, plants and soils and the land; educational resources; publications and information on the main areas of current research.
- National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research : NIWA = Taihoro Nukurangi
New Zealand Crown Research Institute site. Online publications are available; also online services: cam-corder coverage of selected New Zealand beaches, cloud cover imagery, the New Zealand Freshwater Fish Database, uv and ozone maps and graphs, and resources for students and teachers. Commercial online services include satellite data services, Climate Now and the National Climate Database.
A Crown Research Institute, formerly Forest Research which provides biomaterials technology, research and development services in the renewable materials and plant products sector. Information about their products and services, software and experimental facilities for advanced research. Online publications are available; also details for purchasing publications for sale.