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Specimens in the NZAC are available for study by bona fide researchers. Contact the Section Curator of the relevant taxonomic group, or the Head Curator, for information and availability.

Authorisation to use the Collection is required for all visitors (including: other Landcare Research staff, visiting researchers, graduate students). Appointments should be at least two weeks in advance, with a specific date and time. Otherwise NZAC staff may be unavailable.

Visitor access is available Monday-Friday between 9am-4.30pm.  All visitors will be given relevant inductions on health and safety issues, and the appropriate use of NZAC facilities.

Further Information on access, use of the collection, and loan conditions are given in the NZAC Policy document.

The CITES Registration Number for the NZAC is NZ001.

Contact details

Postal Address: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, AUCKLAND 1142, New Zealand

Physical Address: 231 Morrin Rd, St Johns, AUCKLAND 1072, New Zealand


Phone: +64-9-574 4100


Research Associates