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NZ Soil Bureau Bulletins

These bulletins present detailed information of major soil surveys on areas of importance to agriculture, forestry or urban development. They were published from 1945-1979 and are usually accompanied by one or more maps and an extended legend.

Note: Hyperlinks to electronic copy have been inserted, where available. Volumes missing from list have not been published.

No.

Year

Title

Author(s)

Digital resources

1

1945

SOIL EROSION in NZ. Part 1. Southern half of North Island.

L.I. Grange & H.S. Gibbs

Report

2

1950

Soil and agriculture of WESTLAND, NZ.

R.S. Gibbs, A.D. Mercer and T.W. Collie

Report

5

1954

General survey of the soils of NORTH ISLAND, New Zealand.

NZ Soil Bureau

Report

6

1952

Soils and their utilisation. GREEN ISLAND-KAITANGATA DISTRICT.

Wright, J. Richards, W.R. Lobb, R.B. Miller

Report

7

1952

Soils of SOUTH-WEST FIORDLAND.

A.C.S. Wright and R.B. Miller

(coming soon)

8

1953

Soils of the LOWER COOK GROUP.

L.I. Grange and J.P. Fox

(coming soon)

9

1953

Soils and agriculture of AWATERE, KAIKOURA & PART OF MARLBOROUGH COUNTIES.

H.S. Gibbs and J.P. Beggs

Report

10

1959

Soils of RAOUL (SUNDAY) ISLAND, Kermadec Group.

A.C.S. Wright and A.J. Metson

Report

11

1954

Soils and agriculture of MATAKAOA COUNTY, New Zealand.

H.S. Gibbs

Report

12

1956

Methods of Chemical Analysis for Soil Survey Samples.

A.J. Metson

Report

13

1959

Soils and agriculture of PART GERALDINE COUNTY, New Zealand.

J.D. Raeside, M. Cameron and R.B. Miller

Report

14

1967

Soils of the DOWNS AND PLAINS, CANTERBURY AND NORTH OTAGO, NZ.

B.S. Kear, H.S. Gibbs and R.B. Miller

Report | Soil map (updated)

15

1957

Soils of the LOWER CLUTHA PLAINS.

E.J.B. Cutler, J. Richards and T.W. Collie

Report

16

1958

Soils and agriculture of OROUA DOWNS, TAIKOREA, AND GLEN OROUA DISTRICTS,

Manawatu County.

J.D. Cowie & B.A.J. Smith

Report

17

1965

Soils and agriculture of NIUE ISLAND.

A.C.S. Wright and F.J. van Westerndorp

(coming soon)

18

1960

Soils, forestry and agriculture of the northern part, KAINGAROA STATE FOREST & THE GALATEA BASIN.

C.G. Vucetich, M.L. Leamy and M.A. Popplewell

Soil map

19

1959

Soils of CHATHAM ISLAND (REKOHU).

A.C.S. Wright

Report

20

1962

Soils and agriculture of GISBORNE PLAINS.

W.A. Pullar

Report

21

1964

Soils and agriculture of ELLESMERE COUNTY, Canterbury, New Zealand.

W.T. Ward, C.S. Harris and H.P. Schapper

Report

22

1963

Soils and land use of WESTERN SAMOA.

A.C.S. Wright

Report

23

1966

Soils and related irrigation problems of PART OF MANIOTOTO PLAINS, Otago.

J.D. Raeside, E.J.B. Cutler & R.B. Miller

Report

24

1964

Soils of ALEXANDRA DISTRICT.

J.D. McCraw

Report

25

1979

SOIL SURVEY METHOD. A NZ handbook for the field study of soils. 2nd edition.

N.H. Taylor & I.J. Pohlen

Report

26

1968

SOILS OF NEW ZEALAND.
Part 1 Chapters 1- 5 142 p. (+ 2 maps)
Part 2 Chapters 6-10 211 p.
Part 3 Chapter 11 127 p. (+ 52 plates)

NZ Soil Bureau

Reports:
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

27

1968

General survey of the soils of SOUTH ISLAND, NZ.

NZ Soil Bureau

Report

28

1967

Soils & land use in the UPPER CLUTHA VALLEY, Otago.

M.L. Leamy and W.M.H. Saunders

Report

29

1967

Soils of the MANAWATU-RANGITIKEI SAND COUNTRY.

J.D. Cowie, P. Fitzgerald and W. Owers

Report | Soil map

30

1966

Soils & agriculture of WAIMEA COUNTY, NZ.

E.T. Chittenden, L. Hodgson, K.H. Dodson

Report

31

1978

Soils, agriculture, and forestry of WAIOTAPU REGION, Central North Island, New Zealand.

C.G. Vucetich & N. Wells

Report

32

1973

Soils of TAITA EXPERIMENTAL STATION.

I.A.E. Atkinson

Report

33

1978

Soils and agriculture of KAIRANGA COUNTY, North Island, NZ.

J.D. Cowie

Report

34

1978

Soils and agriculture of PART PAPARUA COUNTY, Canterbury, NZ.

J.E. Cox

Report | Soil map

35

1974

Soils of PART OF THE PORT HILLS AND ADJACENT PLAINS, Canterbury, NZ.

E. Griffiths

Report | Soil map

36

1974

Soils & land use of MID MANUHERIKIA VALLEY, Central Otago, NZ.

G.E. Orbell

Report

37

1977

Soils of WAIKOUAITI COUNTY, Otago, New Zealand.

I.B. Campbell

Report

38

1978

Soils and land use of WHAKATANE BOROUGH & ENVIRONS, Bay of Plenty, NZ.

W.A. Pullar, S.R. Hewitt & J.C. Heine

Report

39

1978

Soil Survey of PART TAIERI UPLANDS, Otago, NZ.

J.M. Ragg and R.B. Miller

Report

40

1977

Soils of PART WANGANUI COUNTY, North Island, NZ.

I.B. Campbell

Report | Soil map

41

1978

Soils of PART RAGLAN COUNTY, South Auckland, NZ.

J.G. Bruce

Report | Soil map

42

1977

Soils of POHANGINA COUNTY, North Island, New Zealand.

W.C. Rijkse

Report