Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Price list

Category 1:Culture isolated from New ZealandNZ$ 120.00
Category 2:Cultures of non-New Zealand originNZ$ 150.00
Category 3:Difficult to grow cultures incl. Nitrobacter, Nitrosomonas, Xylella and Phytophthora infestansNZ$ 500.00

NB: Extra charges will be added to the invoice for: Packaging, Postage/Courier/Air Freight charges, GST (New Zealand only), MPI Movement Request or Export Permit for non-New Zealand origin (overseas delivery only), or any other incurred expense.

Notes:

  • It is the responsibility of customers to supply any import permits and special mailing instructions required for the strains ordered.
  • Most cultures are sent by airmail unless IATA regulations or other regulations require other methods of shipment.
  • The recipient must pay all shipping costs.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • 10% discount is offered for an order of 10 or more cultures.
  • All reasonable precautions are taken to verify authenticity of cultures but no responsibility can be accepted if they are found to be not true to type. Although accessions are regularly sampled for viability, breaking out of ampoules into culture may occasionally be unsuccessful. In either event, a replacement will be provided without charge.

Payment:

  • Prices quoted above are in New Zealand dollars (NZ$). Goods and Services Tax (GST) is not included above. GST only applies to purchases in New Zealand.
  • For New Zealanders, the following payment options are offered:
    • cheque payable to “Landcare Research”,
    • direct payment into Landcare Research’s bank account (see invoice for our bank account number)
    • credit card payment through paypal (will incur a 3.4% + $0.45NZD transaction fee)
  • For other countries, the following payment options are offered:
    • payment of invoice by bank draft in New Zealand Dollars
    • direct payment into Landcare Research’s bank account (see invoice for our bank account number)
    • credit card payment through paypal (will incur a 3.9% + $0.45NZD transaction fee)
  • An invoice will be sent separately after the cultures have been dispatched. Credit card payment and bank account details are on this invoice.

Expected time-frame for dispatch:

  • Liquid nitrogen-stored cultures need to be cultured on agar first before sending, and are usually sent on agar slants. Allow up to 2 weeks for normal cultures and 4 or more weeks for slow-growing cultures before the cultures will be ready for dispatch.
  • International dispatches: These are sent by air usually via NZ Post. Expected delivery time is 2–4 weeks from posting.