Kōrero: Exotic forestry

1932 Forest Service report

1932 Forest Service report

Tree planting, thinning and other silvicultural work was a major source of relief work for the unemployed during the early 1930s. However, the living conditions and food were spartan, and many of the men who had previously had desk jobs in towns found the work back-breaking and demoralising.

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Reference: Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives,1933, C-3, p. 13

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Michael Roche, 'Exotic forestry - The first planting boom, 1925–1935', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/16533/1932-forest-service-report (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Michael Roche, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008