MWLR publications

Manaaki Whenua and its predecessor organisations have a rich heritage of materials on New Zealand's land environment

Explore our extensive publication record and that of our predecessor organisations.

Use our digital library as a starting point for a keyword-based search

Manaaki Whenua Digital Library

Most reference reports and documents have been digitised and are available. You can search the Digital Library pages using a range of search terms.

Stay up-to-date with our research

How to manage our land resources is a fundamental issue facing Aoteroa New Zealand. Current research undertaken by Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research address this by exploring the areas of:

Enhancing soils, water & land

Research aimed at using land more sustainably to better protect and restore land and soil resources and reduce the impact of land use on freshwater resources and provide he whenua koiora (better use resources for intergenerational well-being).

People & environment

Our research spans rural, conservation, and urban landscapes, and the full range of ecosystem services viewed from both Western science and indigenous knowledge systems.This work is integrated with our work in all impact areas where people need improved tools for decision-making, policy, governance, regulation, planning, and strategy development.