Your knowledge base on New Zealand soils

This section of the Soils Portal is dedicated to providing you with comprehensive information about one of the most amazing living things on earth – soil.

Whether you've reached this page through a targeted search or just strayed here accidentally, you are most welcome to browse these pages and learn about an under-appreciated resource.

 Use the top navigation if you want to switch between Topics, or want to explore our soils-related Tools and Resources.

Did you know that soils could play a part in mitigating climate change?

Adopting sustainable soil management practices and restoring degraded land will increase carbon sequestration and decrease green house gas emissions.