Kōrero: Exotic forestry

Pine man, Tokoroa

Pine man, Tokoroa

This wooden sculpture of a forestry worker holding a chainsaw stands in the centre of Tokoroa, a reminder of its history as a timber town. The sculpture, ‘The Pine Man of Tokoroa’, was created by artist Peter Dooley and presented to the district by the Tokoroa Rotary Club in 2004.

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Private collection
Photograph by Mark Markou

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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/16540/pine-man-tokoroa (accessed 13 December 2019)

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