Story: Kauri forest

Bullock team (2nd of 3)

Bullock team

Bullock teams were often needed to haul huge kauri logs out of the bush to the nearest river or harbour. They were used from the 1820s until the 1940s, when they were replaced by tractor haulers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Joanna Orwin, 'Kauri forest - Using kauri', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007