Story: Kauri forest

Lone kauri

Lone kauri

The intensive logging of kauri forests in the 19th and 20th centuries altered the Northland landscape. Dense forest was replaced by farmland. Occasionally a single kauri survived the logging period, only to be felled later for its valuable timber.

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The Kauri Museum, Matakohe

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Joanna Orwin, 'Kauri forest - Using kauri', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 October 2021)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007