NZ biochar  Services



The product has been analysed by Verum Group laboratories and approximate total levels of carbon and some minerals are as follows:

  • Carbon 33%
  • Calcium 5%
  • Magnesium 2%
  • Potassium 4%
  • Phosphorus 0.5%
  • Sulphur 0.2%
  • Silicon 27% 
  • Other tests included heavy metal contaminants, and levels were found to be below the NZS 4454 :2005 maximum allowable.


For Property and Business Owners:

  • An onsite assessment of how biochar can benefit your property or business.
  • Management of Soil testing and mapping, Plant testing, and Water testing.
  • Management of implementation of recommendations.

fees are dependent on location and scale of project

For Educationalists and Interest Groups:

  • Presentations: Presentations customised to your requirements 
  • Short Courses: An Introduction to biochar; The science of biochar and soil
  • Workshops: Demonstrations and hands-on workshops focused on the concept of biochar and the use of low tech methods to produce biochar.

fees are dependent on location and scale of project

For Biochar practitioners:

  • Networking and Knowledge sharing.
  • Collaboration on developmental projects.
  • Dissemination of Biochar information and experiences.

(Picture: Biochar produced from coffee beans discarded in the coffee grading process.)