Kōrero: Soil investigation

Māori agriculture

Māori agriculture

This mural, formerly in the foyer of the Soil Bureau building at Taitā, was the work of E. Mervyn Taylor. It shows New Zealand’s first Polynesian arrivals cultivating the land. They had to adapt an agricultural tradition based on tropical conditions to a cooler climate.

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New Zealand Society of Soil Science
Artwork by E. Mervyn Taylor

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

P. J. Tonkin, 'Soil investigation - First observations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/14179/maori-agriculture (accessed 28 March 2023)

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