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ESR (The Institute of Environmental Science and Research) is a Government-owned Crown research institute that delivers world class knowledge, research and laboratory services to help New Zealand get the best out of its investment in science and innovation.

KEEPING PEOPLE SAFE AND HEALTHY THROUGH SCIENCE

We use the power of science to help our partners and clients solve complex problems and protect people and products in New Zealand, and around the world.

It’s our science that lies behind the decisions that safeguard people’s health, protect our food-based economy, improve the safety of our freshwater and groundwater resources and provide the justice sector with expert forensic science.

Click on the science chips or the navigation tabs to find out more about ESR and what we do, or click here to find out what difference our work makes.