Story: Northland region

Native forest

Native forest

Before 1960 Northland’s indigenous forest was milled, but an increasing awareness of conservation contributed to the industry’s decline. The surviving tracts of native bush, such as this one at Waipoua on the west coast, are reserves.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Farming and forestry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7612/native-forest (accessed 11 December 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015