Celebrating 25 years as a Crown Research Institute
Twenty-five years ago, on 1 July 1992, the New Zealand Government re-shaped the nation’s science research organisations into 10 Crown Research Institutes (CRIs).
Careers at ESR
Keeping people safe and healthy through science is our focus, so it is understandable that most of ESR's staff are graduates and post-graduates in science.Learn more
Our science in action
ESR is New Zealand's Crown Research Institute that specialises in science relating to people and communities. Our world-class knowledge, research and laboratory services help our partners and clients solve complex problems and protect people in New Zealand and around the world.Learn more
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Read our quarterly newsletters for more in depth updates of ESR projects in the water space. If you would like to register to receive our newsletters please complete the subscription form.
Read more about ESR and our achievements in ESR's corporate publications such as our Profile publication, Annual Reports, and Statement of Corporate Intent.Learn more