Kia Ora, Welcome to PLANTwise.

PLANTwise Services Ltd was set up by Dr Ian Harvey in 1997 to provide independent plant health advise and consultancy, utilising 30 years of experience in government service as a background.

As from the 1st May 2014, PLANTwise will not be performing diagnostic services for clients. This service has been transferred to Plant Diagnostic Ltd run by Mark and Bronwyn Braithwaite. Their web site for submitting samples is:

Phone 0274 869 026 or 03 377 9026

PLANTwise Services will still be providing advice and consultancy services to plant-based industries. These include:

  1. Talks and lectures to the public and business clients on mycology and plant pathology
  2. Technical advice to researchers (including post-graduate students)
  3. Field visits to study plant health problems that may arise within NZ and overseas
  4. Field evaluations of trials for clients where practicable
  5. Advice to industry clients on plant health product trials and the critique of results and conclusions
  6. Work on fungi involved in buildings and homes (especially for the Dept. of Health, The Weathertight Homes Resolution Service, local body authorities and building firms)
  7. Provide advice and services to the ACVM group of MPI on the registration of new fungicides. Also provide these services directly to agrichemical firms when submitting efficacy packages for approval and registration

Contact Details.

Dr Ian Harvey MAgSc CPAg

PLANTwise Services Limited

Mobile: 027 222 7435
Tel: 03 325 7240

Postal Address:
PLANTwise Services Ltd
PO Box 69181, Lincoln 7640
New Zealand