Story: Bay of Plenty region

Sawmill, Minginui

Sawmill, Minginui

Native timber from Whirinaki Forest was processed at this sawmill. The practice became very controversial in the 1970s and milling ended in 1985.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tourist and Publicity Department Collection
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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Ranges, rivers and forests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5541/sawmill-minginui (accessed 29 January 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016