Motueka

Postal & Physical Address

55 Old Mill Road
RD 3
Motueka 7198

Tel: +64 3 907 3595
Fax: +64 3 907 3596

Our Motueka site dates back to the early days of the DSIR and is an important part of our breeding programmes. Located on the outskirts of Motueka at the North of the South Island, the site is the home of many of our fruit germplasm collections.

Key Facts

  • ~ 30 Staff
  • 40 ha research orchard
  • Cool stores
  • Packhouse facilities
  • Hops processing plant
  • Purpose-build laboratory facilities
  • Engineering workshops


Areas of research include:

  • Breeding Science
  • Applied Entomology
  • Crop & Fruit Production Systems
  • Systems Modelling
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