New! Learning resources on soil!

New! Learning resources on soil!

As we embark on our new soil adventure, Soilsafe Kids, we are producing new materials for kids to learn about soil and what’s in it! Try these exercises at school or at home (downloadable PDFs below)! Soilsafe Kids organic matter colour Soilsafe Kids pH Soilsafe...
Soilsafe stall at Kelmarna Market Day.

Soilsafe stall at Kelmarna Market Day.

Our team member Lauren set up a stall at Kelmarna Market Day to help spread the word about our free soil testing project and learn about soil values straight from the gardening community. If you would like to get involved, head to our Soil Testing page or get in...
Our summer scholar Fiona Porter heads back to Otago.

Our summer scholar Fiona Porter heads back to Otago.

Our wonderful Summer Scholarship holder Fiona Porter, departs after a summer helping us with our soil values questionnaire amongst other things. During her time at Soilsafe Aotearoa, she was able to learn the pXRF under supervision at GNS Science in Dunedin. Fiona is...
Teacher Tonya Watt joins the Soilsafe Aotearoa team for a semester.

Teacher Tonya Watt joins the Soilsafe Aotearoa team for a semester.

We are excited to have Tonya Watt join the team in the School of Environment as part of the Science Teaching in Leadership programme sponsored by the Royal Society of New Zealand. Tonya is bringing her incredible teaching experience to help produce educational soil...