Kōrero: Soil investigation

‘New Zealand has soil!’

‘New Zealand has soil!’

The importance of New Zealand’s high-quality soils to farming is often overlooked. The DSIR Soil Bureau produced this poster in 1980 to mark its golden jubilee – at a time when there was an effort to increase oil exploration in New Zealand because of soaring overseas oil prices.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Landcare Research – Manaaki Whenua

© Copyright image. All rights reserved. Permission from Manaaki Whenua: Landcare Research New Zealand Limited must be obtained before the re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

P. J. Tonkin, 'Soil investigation - Golden age of soil survey: 1951–1985', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/14195/new-zealand-has-soil (accessed 7 June 2020)

He kōrero nā P. J. Tonkin, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007