Our services

The independent scientific advice, support and services available to help you

Pharmaceutical Programme

The Pharmaceuticals Programme offers extensive experience in medicine analysis using a variety of methods including chemical analysis and microbiology assays. 

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Toxicology

ESR provides a comprehensive forensic toxicology service, mainly used by Coroners, Pathologists and the New Zealand Police. Our scientists can analyse a range of biological specimens to determine...

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Illicit drug analysis

ESR can identify a wide range of illicit substances. Our scientists routinely identify illicit drugs and related materials for the New Zealand Police and we are...

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Physical evidence

Our scientists can analyse substances such as glass, paint, fire debris and fibres which can provide crucial evidence in a case. This kind of non-biological evidence can...

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Forensic training

We provide training for forensic scientists, Police scene-of-crime officers, Police investigators and other law enforcement agencies in New Zealand. We also offer comprehensive courses for international clients....

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