Category: Land

The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) databank is a world-leading repository for New Zealand’s plot-based vegetation data describing plant species occurrence and abundance, vegetation structure, and en...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research
Categories: Biodiversity, Land
Keywords: Terrestrial Ecology, Terrestrial plants, Land, Vegetation, New Zealand
The Margot Forde Germplasm Centre (MFGC) has New Zealand’s largest seed collection and the most diverse forage collection in the world. The MFGC database holds over 48,000 public accessions of 2500 mo...
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Hosted By: AgResearch
Categories: Land, Biodiversity
Keywords: Grassland, Pasture, Environment, Agriculture, Global taonga
Explore this digital geospatial database of approximately 600,000 New Zealand river segments and related catchments.
Hosted By: NIWA
Categories: Freshwater, Geology, Land
Keywords: Freshwater, River, stream, geology
The Land Resource Information System (LRIS) Portal is an online geospatial data repository provided by Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research that holds over 200 different land resource data layers for Aote...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Land, Land Resources, New Zealand
S-map is a digital soil map for Aotearoa – New Zealand. S-map’s goal is to provide precise and accurate soil information to support sustainable management of our soil resource. S-map data contains fun...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Soils, Land, New Zealand, Digital Soil Map, Maps
The New Zealand Land Resource Inventory (NZLRI) is a national spatial database of physical land resource information. It comprises an inventory of five physical factors (rock type, soil, slope, presen...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Land, Soils, Land Resources, New Zealand
The New Zealand Land Cover Database (LCDB) is a multi-temporal, thematic classification of New Zealand's land cover. It identifies 33 mainland land cover classes (35 classes once the offshore Chatham ...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Categories: Land, Biodiversity
Keywords: Land Cover, Biodiversity, Vegetation, New Zealand
The National Soils Data Repository (NSDR) is soil data repository for over 8000 soil observations, including soil analytical results, across New Zealand. The NSDR includes the National Soils Database ...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Soils, Land Resources, New Zealand
This database summarises incursion response and eradication programmes from around the world. The scope of the database is terrestrial arthropod pests and plant pathogens. Weeds, vertebrate pests, aqu...
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Hosted By: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited
Categories: Biodiversity, Freshwater, Land
Keywords: pests, plant pathogens, biosecurity, invaders, eradication
The Biological Control Agents introduced to New Zealand (BCANZ) online database contains complete information on the biological control agents that have been introduced to New Zealand to help manage w...
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Hosted By: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited
Categories: Biodiversity, Freshwater, Land
Keywords: Biological Control Agents, weeds, invertebrate pests, pests
A collection of digital geological maps in GIS formats comprising geological, geophysical and topographic layers. Some geological map products include other components such as printed maps, printable ...
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Hosted By: GNS Science
Categories: Land, Geology
Keywords: New Zealand, ANTARCTICA, GEOLOGIC MAPS, stratigraphy, structural geology, geological units, rock units, topography, Stewart Island
Petlab is New Zealand’s national rock, mineral and geoanalytical database. It is operated by GNS Science, with GNS Science, Auckland, Waikato, Massey, Victoria, Canterbury and Otago universities all c...
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Hosted By: GNS Science
Categories: Land, Geology
Keywords: New Zealand, ANTARCTICA, petrology, mineral, rock, geochronology, geochemistry
The archive contains scanned images of published and unpublished, geological maps for New Zealand, its offshore territories and Antarctica. The maps range from field sheets to draft compilations to co...
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Hosted By: GNS Science
Categories: Land, Geology
Keywords: New Zealand, ANTARCTICA, GEOLOGIC MAPS, HISTORIC MAPS, IMAGE ARCHIVE
S-map is a digital soil map for Aotearoa – New Zealand. S-map’s goal is to provide precise and accurate soil information to support sustainable management of our soil resource. S-map Online provides a...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Soils, Land, New Zealand, Digital Soil Map, Maps
Land Use Capability (LUC) 2021 is a specific subset of the NZLRI. The LUC rates the ability of each land region to sustain long-term agricultural production, based on an assessment of the NZLRI invent...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Land, New Zealand, Land Use Capability
S-map Soil Depth is part of the S-map digital soil map for Aotearoa – New Zealand. Soil depth is defined according to a traditional agronomic concept of soil depth. In a practical sense, it can be tho...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Land, Soils, New Zealand, Soil Depth
S-map Soil Drainage is part of the S-map digital soil map for Aotearoa – New Zealand. Soil drainage is a relatively simple classification of the soil profile that describes the likelihood of seasonal ...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Land, Soils, Soil Drainage, New Zealand
S-map Soil Texture is part of the S-map digital soil map for Aotearoa – New Zealand. The data comprises the dominant texture class of the upper 60 cm of the soil profile (Clayey, Loamy, Peaty, Sandy, ...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Land, Soils, Soil Texture, New Zealand
S-map Soil Classification (Soil Order) is part of the S-map digital soil map for Aotearoa – New Zealand. The layer is a "dissolved" representation of the New Zealand Soil Classification soil order pr...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Land, Soils, Soil Classification, New Zealand, Soil Order
The New Zealand Drought Monitor is a system for keeping track of drought conditions across New Zealand based on a standardised climate index.
Hosted By: NIWA
Categories: Climate, Freshwater, Land
Keywords: drought, climate, hazard, weather, rainfall
The National Forestry Herbarium contains plants significant to plantation and indigenous forestry in New Zealand, including a wide range of native and amenity species.
Hosted By: Scion
Categories: Biodiversity, Land
Keywords: trees, exotic species, indigenous species, forestry
Biota of New Zealand provides access to taxonomic and nomenclature data associated with Aotearoa – New Zealand’s biodiversity collections of fungi, land invertebrates and plants. Biota of New Zealand ...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Categories: Land, Biodiversity
Keywords: Terrestrial plants, Land, Fungi, Micro organisms, Biodiversity, Land invertebrates, Plant pathogens, Plants
Ngā Rauropi Whakaoranga provides access to referenced information on how Māori used plants and other organisms to live in Aotearoa - New Zealand, particularly before the arrival of Europeans. It now a...
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Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Categories: Land, Biodiversity
Keywords: Biodiversity, Land, Terrestrial plants, Aquatic plants, Māori, Ethnobotany