In the 1940s and 1950s the New Zealand Forest Service undertook a nationwide survey of native forests to determine their potential for timber production. In this film clip, members of a survey team learn how to distinguish beech species and set off to work on one of their survey lines.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Beech Foresters. National Film Unit, 1951
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