Science Website Listings

Science is a crucial part of understanding the world better, improving our daily lives and raising up Kiwi-made technology and industries. These different sections offer a number of listings specialising in many different areas of scientific study, production and regulation. From astrology to seismology, here you'll find the experts, information or products you require.

New Zealand Biotechnology Learning Hub

This site is an initiative of the New Zealand Government and has been developed in collaboration with educators and the biotechnology sector. It features up-to-date examples of biotechnology in practice, along with supporting  classroom resources for primary and secondary schools.   Managed by the Faculty of Education, University of Waikato.

Address: Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240

Callaghan Innovation

A government agency that works with firms nationwide to commercialise innovation, delivering products and services that enable businesses to invest more in research, engineering, design, science and technology. They manage a significant portfolio of government funding and grants, link businesses with research organisations, operate their own facilities, and offer other services throughout New Zealand.

Phone: 0800 422 552


The Enviroschools program is about supporting children and young people to plan, design and implement sustainable actions that are important to them and their communities.  With a focus on the journey not just the destination, supporting long term participation and making lasting changes.

Phone: 07 959 7321

Address: 293 Grey Street, Hamilton East, Hamilton 3216


New Zealand’s official source of geological hazard information.  The New Zealand GeoNet Project provides real-time monitoring and data collection for rapid response and research into earthquake, volcano, landslide and tsunami hazards.    A collaboration between the Earthquake Commission and GNS Science.

Phone: 04 570 1444

Address: 1 Fairway Drive, Avalon Lower Hutt 5010

New Zealand’s foremost environmental research organisation specialising in sustainable management of land resources optimising primary production, enhancing biodiversity, increasing the resource efficiency of businesses, and conserving and restoring the natural assets of our communities.

Phone: 03 321 9999

Address: Gerald Street, Lincoln 7608

Supporting New Zealand’s unique biodiversity and facilitating exports by managing risks to plant and animal health and animal welfare.  With a focus on maximising export opportunities for primary industries, improving sector productivity and increasing sustainable resource use.

Phone: 0800 00 83 33

Address: 25 The Terrace, Wellington

Ministry for the Environment

Government agency reporting on the state of the New Zealand environment and the way that environmental laws and policies work in practice. With a focus on providing; environmental management systems, including laws, regulations and national environmental standards; national direction through national policy strategies; guidance and training.

Phone: 0800 499 700

Address: 23 Kate Sheppard Place, Thorndon, Wellington

Sustainable Business Network

A membership based social enterprise, made up of businesses, government agencies located in New Zealand.  Working with members to help them succeed sustainably.  Encouraging participation in activities and projects around New Zealand which are aligned within the four areas of;  Renewables, Community, Mega Efficiency and Restoration.

Phone: 09 826 0394

Address: 18 Customs Street East, Auckland 1010