Ruakura


Postal Address

Private Bag 3230
Waikato Mail Centre
Hamilton 3240

Physical Address

Bisley Road
Hamilton 3214

Tel: +64 7 959 4430


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Our Ruakura site, near Hamilton, neighbours the Science Innovation Park. Amongst other things, the site is home to our apiculture research and our Bioengineering Group.


Key Facts

  • ~ 60 staff
  • Research orchard and crop land
  • Modern laboratories and engineering workshops
  • Bee hives and apiculture research facilities


Areas of research include:

  • Breeding Science
  • Bioprotection Technologies
  • Plant Pathology & Mycology
  • Biological Chemistry & Bioactives
  • Food & Wellness
  • Postharvest Fresh Foods
  • Bioengineering Technologies
  • Crop & Fruit Production Systems
  • Systems Modelling