Story: Logging native forests

Waipoua kauri forest

The battle to save one of the last stands of kauri forest in Northland, at Waipoua, began in the 1940s and continued until 1952 when the Waipoua Forest Sanctuary was established. In 1948, members of Parliament visited the forest along with some conservation advocates.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 333. National Film Unit, 1948

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Logging native forests - Conflicting views', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/12761/waipoua-kauri-forest (accessed 2 October 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007