Story: Kauri forest

Northland and Coromandel kauri forest, 2006

Northland and Coromandel kauri forest, 2006

Before 1880 much of Northland was covered in forest. But by 1905, when kauri timber milling had reached its height, only patches remained, usually in less accessible country. In the early 2000s there were only small remnants of kauri forest.

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Joanna Orwin, 'Kauri forest - How and where kauri grows', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2024)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007