Kōrero: Exotic forestry

Logging

Logging

Logging of exotic plantations began in the 1950s, and has continued since. Many of those employed in the industry lived in the ‘timber towns’ of the central North Island. Logging is heavy and dangerous work; machinery like this makes it easier and safer.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10050174

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Michael Roche, 'Exotic forestry - Harvesting the forests, 1950s–1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16538/logging (accessed 10 December 2019)

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