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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

(coming soon)

2

1950

Soil and agriculture of WESTLAND, NZ.

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

(coming soon)

5

1954

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

NZ Soil Bureau

(coming soon)

6

1952

Soils and their utilisation. GREEN ISLAND-KAITANGATA DISTRICT.

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

(coming soon)

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

(coming soon)

10

1959

Soils of RAOUL (SUNDAY) ISLAND, Kermadec Group.

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

(coming soon)

11

1954

Soils and agriculture of MATAKAOA COUNTY, New Zealand.

H.S. Gibbs

(coming soon)

13

1959

Soils and agriculture of PART GERALDINE COUNTY, New Zealand.

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

(coming soon)

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

(coming soon)

16

1958

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

Manawatu County.

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

(coming soon)

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

(coming soon)

20

1962

Soils and agriculture of GISBORNE PLAINS.

W.A. Pullar

(coming soon)

21

1964

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

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

(coming soon)

22

1963

Soils and land use of WESTERN SAMOA.

A.C.S. Wright

(coming soon)

23

1966

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

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

(coming soon)

24

1964

Soils of ALEXANDRA DISTRICT.

J.D. McCraw

(coming soon)

25

1979

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

N.H. Taylor & I.J. Pohlen

(coming soon)

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

(coming soon)

27

1968

General survey of the soils of SOUTH ISLAND, NZ.

NZ Soil Bureau

(coming soon)

28

1967

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

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

(coming soon)

29

1967

Soils of the MANAWATU-RANGITIKEI SAND COUNTRY.

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

Soil map

30

1966

Soils & agriculture of WAIMEA COUNTY, NZ.

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

(coming soon)

31

1978

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

C.G. Vucetich & N. Wells

(coming soon)

32

1973

Soils of TAITA EXPERIMENTAL STATION.

I.A.E. Atkinson

(coming soon)

33

1978

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

J.D. Cowie

(coming soon)

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

Soil map

36

1974

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

G.E. Orbell

(coming soon)

37

1977

Soils of WAIKOUAITI COUNTY, Otago, New Zealand.

I.B. Campbell

(coming soon)

38

1978

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

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

(coming soon)

39

1978

Soil Survey of PART TAIERI UPLANDS, Otago, NZ.

J.M. Ragg and R.B. Miller

(coming soon)

40

1977

Soils of PART WANGANUI COUNTY, North Island, NZ.

I.B. Campbell

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

(coming soon)