Kōrero: Waikato places

Logging pine forest

Logging pine forest

Cable logging of radiata pine is carried out near Tokoroa. Exotic forests were first planted in the vicinity in the 1920s and 1930s, at a time when the land was unsuitable for animal farming because of cobalt deficiency in the soil. While farming has since developed, much land is still used for plantation forests.

Photo courtesy of Hancock Forest Management (NZ)

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Hancock Natural Resource Group

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Tokoroa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27356/logging-pine-forest (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015