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.

PLANTwise also specialises in plant disease and plant pest diagnosis to the agricultural and horticultural industries in New Zealand. Work in plant pathology and mycology (especially fungal identification and characterisation) can be provided to any institute, organisation, business or individual that requires laboratory-bases or field based services in these areas.

This website provides all information and resources to allow clients to access PLANTwise services.

Submission Forms.

Specimen Submission Form - PDF file (75 KB)

Guide to Collecting Samples of Mould - PDF file (203 KB)

Guide to Spore Trapping - PDF file (270 KB)


2 Marion Place

Lincoln, Canterbury 7608, New Zealand

Contact Details.

Dr Ian Harvey MAgSc CPAg

PLANTwise Services Limited

Mobile: 027 222 7435
Tel: 03 325 7240 (Lab)
Fax: 03 325 7241 (Lab)

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