Story: Oneone – soils

Māori names for soil

Māori names for soil

Māori had numerous names for types of soil, a number of which are listed in this table.

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Basil Keane, 'Oneone – soils - Uses of soil', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/19110/maori-names-for-soil (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Nov 2008