ESR provides science advice and services to government agencies, local authorities and the private sector.
- principal science advisor to the Ministry of Health
- sole provider of forensic services to the New Zealand Police
- science provider to the Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand Customs, Medsafe and Department of Corrections
- science advisor for local authorities, industry organisations, and the private sector
Core science programmes:
forensic science | environmental and public health
ESR, the Institute of Environmental Science and Research, is a government owned New Zealand Crown Research Institute. Our mission is to protect people and their environments through science - Manaaki tangata taiao hoki.