Kōrero: Southland places

Sawmill, Ōtautau

Sawmill, Ōtautau

Timber has been an important part of Ōtautau’s history. Until the closure of its sawmill in 2009, the township’s largest employer was timber company, Bright Wood, which sourced timber from all over Otago and Southland and processed it, mostly for export.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Southland places - Western Southland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20208/sawmill-otautau (accessed 19 January 2022)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 25 May 2015