Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua


  • Forest cover post–1989 is sufficient to meet New Zealand’s first Kyoto obligations
  • Agricultural intensification has led to the highest rate of native vegetation loss since european colonisation
  • Near eradication of possums at landscape scale through step change in pest management
  • Mapping farm impacts on nitrates in groundwater & waterways in Canterbury
  • Water quality correlated to area of catchment in native forest
  • Production efficiencies could save the Kiwifruit industry $17m/yr
  • Internationally–recognised carboNZero™ programme is managing 5.57m tonnes globally
  • Sirtrack wins awards for its hi–tech design–led export business
  • Biocontrol of weeds exemplifies Best Practice in partnering with end–users
  • $1.4m Net profit after tax exceeds target of $0.3m