National Environmental Standard (NES) for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health

(According  to the User Guidelines from the Ministry for the Environment)

Far North Envirolab provides the following services: 

  • Recommended approach to site investigation
  • Review existing data; preliminary site study and inspection
  • Determine detailed site investigation sampling design and strategy
  • Collect soil samples according to the National Standards
  • Analyse soil samples for heavy metals and pesticides according to NES
  • Interpret and report data’s
  • Provide preliminary Site Investigation Report (PSI)
  • Provide detailed site investigation report (SIR)
  • Provide site remedial action plan (RAP)
  • Provide site validation report (SVR)
  • Provide ongoing monitoring and management plan (MMP)


  • We provide a complete soil analysis for lawns, gardens and trees including all the macro and micro nutrients
  • Natural fertiliser recommendations to increase soil fertility and sustainability
  • Organic certified soil enhancer and fertiliser tailor made for each customer
  • Testing of Drinking water and recreational water according to the National Standard by the Ministry of Health