Posts Tagged ‘Ethnobotany’

The whakapapa of soil

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Professor Nick Roskruge is a Deputy Director and leading researcher at Bioprotection Aotearoa.  He wrote an article for Stuff discussing the whakapapa of soil and its defining pronouncement which establishes place and purpose.


Professor Nick Roskruge (Massey University) is a Deputy Director for Bioprotection Aotearoa.  Nick specialises in Horticulture/vegetable production, Maori Resource Studies, Maori & Pacific Agribusiness, Ethnobotany.

Nick is involved in the following research projects:

  • Recloaking Papatūānuku: Mānuka me te kānuka (Co-lead)
  • Pou 1 | Project 1.1: Multi-scale integrators of ecosystem health (Researcher)
  • Pou 3 | Project 3.1: How can we create healthy, disease-resistance and climate-resistance soils? (Researcher)