Lincoln University and AgResearch welcome Joint Facility funding

Lincoln University and AgResearch are welcoming an announcement today by Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Paul Goldsmith, ensuring the go-ahead of the $206 million Joint Facility for learning and research to be based on Lincoln University’s campus. The Government has agreed to provide Lincoln University with $85 million to support its construction, and […]

AgResearch’s Future Footprint investment plans confirmed

AgResearch’s Future Footprint Programme (FFP) has reached another milestone with the Government’s approval of the organisation’s updated business case. “This is excellent news for AgResearch and the science community. The FFP will have long-term benefits for the way that agricultural science is done in New Zealand,” Chief Executive Tom Richardson says. “The $133.3m investment programme […]

Architect appointed for Lincoln Hub

The five partners of the Lincoln Hub have appointed the architect for the first phase of the national agricultural hub being created at Lincoln. ​Hub chairman Graham Stuart says a consortium of Warren and Mahoney, Woods Bagot, Boffa Miskell and Powell Fenwick (WAM consortium) has been selected to produce a master plan for the hub. […]

Lincoln University decision a crucial step forward for Lincoln Hub

The Lincoln Hub partners have welcomed the Minister for Science and Innovation and Tertiary Education’s announcement of the Government’s agreement in principle to provide funding towards the rebuilding of science facilities at Lincoln University. ​“This is a crucial step in the creation of the Lincoln Hub,” says Graham Stuart, Lincoln Hub chair. “We are well […]

AgResearch commences design phase: commits to future at four campuses

AgResearch is commencing the design phase of the $100 million investment to revitalise its capabilities and resources and deliver better science to New Zealand. ​The plans have been significantly enhanced over several months of stakeholder consultation. Research partners and major funders have confirmed their support for the thrust of plans to reconfigure AgResearch around four […]

Project management appointment to progress AgResearch campus hub plans

New Zealand’s agricultural and food innovation hubs are one step closer to reality with the appointment of a leading project management firm. AgResearch has appointed Christchurch-based The Project Office, to plan and manage the delivery of its campus plans, including the development of its parts of the Lincoln Hub, at Lincoln and the FoodHQ hub […]

Constructive AgResearch farmer meeting

AgResearch Chief Executive Dr Tom Richardson is describing today’s meeting with farmers in Gore as constructive and a good opportunity to share our plans and talk with farmers from Southland and Otago. The meeting was initiated by the Southern Texel Breeders and hosted by Beef + Lamb New Zealand. Eighty seven people attended the meeting, […]