Urban Stormwater Sampling

Maintaining the quality of our stunning lakes is much better than trying to fix them in the future!We’re helping Queenstown Lakes District to Council collect baseline water quality data, so we can better understand the impacts stormwater has on our local environment and to enable the respective interest groups to work together on solutions that […]


The water resources team spending time with the freshwater ecological team to learn about the ecological attributes in the NPS- Freshwater Management. Enhancing our knowledge from source to receptor, chemistry to ecology gives us a deeper understanding of the fate and transport of contaminants in our environment. 

FOSS4G SOTM Oceania Conference

Jessie recently attended the FOSS4G SotM Oceania 2023 in Auckland which is run under the OSGeo umbrella. OSGeo is a non-profit that aims to foster and promote the adoption of open source geospatial technology. The conference was attended by over 150 participants from across the globe with many opensource ideas, uses and concepts discussed across […]

Coronet Face Planting Day

First Coronet Face planting day – e3Scientific volunteered to be part of the team planting the first 6000 of 700,000 beech trees to restore the recently harvested Coronet Forest – we can’t wait to see the native forest return!

e3Scientific Team Wetland Training

e3Scientific team wetland training – a fantastic morning of hearty discussion and learning around wetland classification, delineation and protection lead by our own Professor Brian McGlynn, followed by field training in delineation protocols. We’re excited to be able to support wetland protection and restoration in NZ and are keen to support councils and community groups […]

Terrestrial Ecology Team

The terrestrial ecology team took to both sky and ground recently in collaboration with the Whakatipu Wilding Conifer Control Group and Department of Conservation to monitor wilding pine control. This is part of ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of wilding conifers within the Whakatipu.

FNZ Workshop

Brandon recently presented a large body of work completed by himself and Bryony at a Fisheries NZ (FNZ) workshop to discuss Fishery Induced Trophic Cascades and Kina Barrens in NZ. e3Scientific prepared a summary report commissioned by FNZ which encompassed the significant body of work that has been completed on this topic in NZ. The […]

e3s Contaminated Land Team

e3Scientific’s contaminated land team are working with other local consultants on a Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust, know as Tewa Banks, located within Arrowtown. The development will provide 68 new homes for people within our community.