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Careers at Manaaki Whenua

Manaaki Whenua embraces diversity and is committed to being an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution.

Why Manaaki Whenua

Our land, our future - this is the essence of why Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research exists. At Manaaki Whenua we undertake research that focuses on preserving New Zealand's rich biodiversity, improving biosecurity, and protecting the health of the land, fresh water and soil resources we need for a prosperous future.

We recognise the importance of partnerships, the special role of Māori, and the need to ensure that all New Zealanders have the knowledge, understanding, and tools to truly live in harmony with our precious environment. We are recognised nationally and internationally for the quality of our research and work with a wide range of organisations within New Zealand and globally.

Manaaki Whenua embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

What we offer

As an employee of Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, you will work with passionate and talented people in a caring and family-friendly environment; enjoy good staff benefits and the opportunity for personal growth and career development.

Career development

Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research is committed to the development of its employees, to achieve excellence in quality science and to provide, in partnership, the opportunity for employees to reach the professional standards to which they aspire.

Current vacancies

Current vacancies are listed on the Science New Zealand careers portal.

The Science New Zealand portal will also allow you to set up Job Alerts for vacancies matching your search criteria at both Manaaki Whenua and other Crown Research Institutes.

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