Kōrero: Logging native forests

A wooden postcard

A wooden postcard

This unusual wooden postcard was produced in the 1940s by the Ellis Veneer Company, to promote the use of New Zealand timber. Logging of native forests continued steadily throughout the 1940s and 1950s, to meet the demands of the building industry’s post-war boom.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-Timber-1940-01; Eph-A-TIMBER-1940-01-2

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Logging native forests - Managing native forests, 1920s–1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/12756/a-wooden-postcard (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007