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Woodsmen of Pūhoi (1st of 3)

Woodsmen of Pūhoi

Woodsman Joe Rauner rafts logs together so they can be sent downriver to the sea. Tōtara logs were shipped to Auckland for use as wharf piles.

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James N. Bade, 'Germans - Early settlements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1006/woodsmen-of-puhoi (accessed 8 December 2019)

Story by James N. Bade, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015