Kōrero: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Logging kauri: log pile-up (2 o 2)

Logging kauri: log pile-up

At rivermouths kauri logs accumulated in vast numbers, as here on the Waiwawa River, which reaches Mercury Bay near present-day Coroglen. It is likely they would have then been barged to a sawmill, probably at Whitianga.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Kauri timber and gum', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30441/logging-kauri-log-pile-up (accessed 1 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016