Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Appendix 1: Nationally Significant Collections, Databases & Information Systems

Allan Herbarium (CHR)

International Collection of Micro-Organisms from Plants (ICMP)

Land Resource Information System (LRIS), including New Zealand Land Resource Inventory (NZLRI)

National New Zealand Flax Collection

National Soils Database (NSD)

National Vegetation Survey (NVS)

  • The national repository for plot-based vegetation (forestry) survey data collected, with over 60 years of data.
  • A physical archive and databank of records from >94,000 survey plots including >19,000 permanent plots.
  • Broad geographic coverage, from Northland to Stewart Island, the Kermadec and Chatham Islands.
  • Survey data can be deposited with NVS for management and is also available by request.
  • A key part of New Zealand’s biodiversity & biosecurity information infrastructure.

New Zealand Arthropod Collection (NZAC)

New Zealand Fungal & Plant Disease Collection (PDD)

Ngā Tipu Whakaoranga Ethnobotany database