General New Zealand soil’s information
S-MAP S-map is the new national soils database pulled together by Landcare Research which is well worth having a look through – what soils are on your land? Still developing but clear and easy to use.
NZ soils An excellent overview of New Zealand soils with plenty of easy-to-understand explanations, photos and diagrams. Developed by Waikato Regional Council.
Soil quality assessment This is a great website for determining quality or health of soils based on a number of easily measured soil properties. Developed by Landcare Research.
Great overview of the importance of soil in our lives
Three short videos:
Educational materials for school kids/teachers
A group of students used these resources to measure soil quality at a number of sites in Hamilton and created a website here.
A link sent to us from Emilia and Lisa that also has a lot of neat information about soil is here.
Note that the ideas/descriptions/opinions on these pages are ours and may not reflect those of the University of Waikato.