Microscopy New Zealand

Rotorua Microscopy

Feel free to contact any of the people listed below if you have any questions regarding their facilities.

SCION offers a niche capability in the analysis of plant- and bio-based materials. Our suite of microscope equipment combined with world-class skills enables us to offer a uniquely specialised service.


Dr Lloyd Donaldson, senior scientist

Microscopy, plant cell walls, biomaterials

Dr Allan Dickson, fibre-based biomaterials


Specialised analysis of materials and problem solving for product development.

Identifying the species of wood samples.

Training courses in microscopy and image analysis.



Dr Lloyd Donaldson