AllBlackEarth is the website and blog for the Biochar Interest Group in New Zealand. ABE is an independent, voluntary group interested in the production and application of biochar in NZ. We welcome your interest in this group and your participation in biochar related activities in NZ.

To learn more about biochar, check our About biochar pages and for more on what is happening  in NZ, use the Areas of Interest link at the top of every page or just click on a tag or category that interests you. Also check out the link (top, right) to the ABE Facebook page which has more international content.

If you would like to be kept informed on biochar developments in NZ, please sign up. Your contributions to, and comments on posted articles are most welcome. And let us know if you want to be connected to folk in your region.

Membership by Regional Council
Southland 4
Otago 15
Canterbury 22
West Coast 2
Marlborough DC 3
Nelson CC 5
Tasman DC 13
Wellington 16
Manawatu-Wanganui 14
Hawke’s Bay 7
Gisborne DC 7
Taranaki 1
Bay of Plenty 20
Waikato 30
Auckland 54
Northland 16
Overseas 53
As at January 2020 282