Story: Logging native forests

Forest in 2005

Forest in 2005

In 2005, after more than 150 years of logging, native forest covered just 24.8% of New Zealand. Most of it was in reserves. Planted exotic forest covered 7.7% of the land.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Logging native forests - Centuries of change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/12732/forest-in-2005 (accessed 24 April 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007