Our Publications

Key Documents and Publications

Manaaki Whenua and its predecessors have a rich heritage of materials on the topic of soils.

Below, we offer three ways for you to explore what is available.

  • Use the Manaaki Whenua Digital Library as a starting point for a keyword-based search. Most reference reports and documents have been digitised and are available.

  • Explore our holdings by publication title, e.g. NZ Soil Bureau Bulletins or Soil Survey Reports. You can also access associated digitised soil maps, where available.

  • Use our Legacy Map Viewer to explore maps produced by Soil Bureau and its predecessor between 1932 and 1989.

If you cannot find the soils publication you are looking for, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.