Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua


New Zealand:

  • pdd_linkages_thumbnailMember herbarium of the New Zealand National Herbarium Network;  the curator attends all meetings of the network.
  • Users of the fungarium include:
    • Staff of biosystematic and ecology teams of Landcare Research,
    • Industry,
    • Crown Research Institutes (AgResearch, Plant and Food Research, ESR, Scion),
    • Government departments such as the Ministry of Primary Industries,
    • Department of Conservation, 
    • University of Auckland,
    • Auckland Museum,
    • Auckland Regional Council,
    • The public.


  • Exchange programmes are maintained with Australian, Austrian, Canadian, Chinese, and German herbaria.
  • Each year about 25 sets of loan specimens are sent on loan to researchers around the world.
  • International users include mycologists and plant pathologists, Secretariate of the Pacific Community, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and Pacific Island nations - especially departments of agriculture and conservation.
  • Mycologists from several countries have visited including Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Sweden, UK, and USA.