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About Us

AgResearch’s purpose is to enhance the value, productivity and profitability of New Zealand’s pastoral, agri-food and agri-technology sector value-chains to contribute to economic growth and beneficial environmental and social outcomes for New Zealand. We will fulfil our purpose through the provision of research and transfer of technology and knowledge in partnership with key stakeholders, including industry, government and Māori.

Our company

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As the CRI focused on supporting the NZ pastoral sector, AgResearch has an important role to more.


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AgResearch’s vacancies are now accessible via the Science New Zealand website, click here to view.

Contact us

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Contact the right person for your science, business, media, website or general more. 

Our people

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Find a science staff member or see the profiles of our board, executive management and leadership more. 


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We are committed to delivering solutions focused on the needs of Māori in the pastoral more.

Our groups

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Get to know our science capability groups and how they contribute to our vision and more.

Where we are

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We have four campuses and 13 research farms, including Waikato's Tokanui Dairy Research more.