Story: Southern beech forest

Rowallan Forest, Southland

Rowallan Forest, Southland

In 1996 the Māori owners of the pristine Waitutu Forest were granted cutting rights to Rowallan and Longwood forests in the south-west of the South Island. The forests are sustainably managed for silver beech timber extraction.

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Joanna Orwin, 'Southern beech forest - Uses and management', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2022)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007