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Educational Websites

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Soil Science Societies



University of Auckland
University of Canterbury
Lincoln University
Victoria University


Landcare research
Lincoln agritech

Regional & Local Councils Throughout New Zealand


Regularly updated lists of Regional Councils throughout NZ


Regularly updated lists of Local Councils throughout NZ

Soil Science Professionals in NZ

The NZSSS regularly receives request for guidance on what professionals are available to assist with soil mapping. To assist with promoting soil science within New Zealand the following list of practitioners is provided.


Name Organisation Location Email address Telephone
Megan Balks Earthbrooke Views Ltd Hamilton 07 856 2889
Katie Beecroft Lowe Environmental Impact Palmerston North 06 359 3099
Iain Campbell Land & Soil Consultancy Services Nelson
Sam Carrick Landcare Research Lincoln 03 321 9663
Sharn Hainsworth Landcare Research Hamilton 07 859 3741
Dave Houlbrooke AgResearch Hamilton 07 838 5213
Hamish Lowe Lowe Environmental Impact Palmerston North 06 359 3099
Andrew Manderson AgResearch Palmerston North 06 356 8068
Dirk Wallace Plant and Food Research Hastings 06 975 8974

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