Kōrero: Exotic forestry

Cleared forestry land

Cleared forestry land

In the early 2000s New Zealand’s landscape was being transformed as exotic forests were felled to make way for more profitable dairy farms. This area of farmland, between Taupō and Rotorua, was covered in exotic forest. By 2008 it had been converted to pasture.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Michael Roche, 'Exotic forestry - Ownership changes in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16616/cleared-forestry-land (accessed 6 August 2020)

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