Story: Soil investigation

Māori gardens

Māori gardens

The Ōtuataua stonefields historic reserve, near Auckland, includes Māori gardens (the grassy areas) on fertile volcanic soils. The stone wall was built later by European farmers.

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P. J. Tonkin, 'Soil investigation - First observations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 June 2022)

Story by P. J. Tonkin, published 24 Sep 2007