We monitor soil moisture at key locations throughout Otago.

Useful information

The monthly climate review and climate outlook
This can still be found as a free service on the NIWA website:

Landcare Research Soil maps (S-Maps online)
The Landcare Research soil maps (S-Maps online) describe the soil types in New Zealand. They can help you get the best from your land. To find out about the soil types on your property click the link below.

Fertiliser Association of New Zealand
Fertiliser Association of New Zealand consults with various Regional Councils, including ORC, to help ensure adequate levels of essential nutrients are present for plant growth and animal health. The code of practice, providing principle-based guidelines on supplying nutrients for growing healthy food while at the same time avoiding or minimising the loss of nutrients to the environment, is available here:

Back to top
Online Maps & Data: