Story: Logging native forests

Rimu logging at Mamaku

Rimu logging at Mamaku

In 1916, the Mountain Rimu Timber Company was operating in the Mamaku area, south of the Kaimai Range near Rotorua. In the background are steam haulers, used to shift logs.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Albert Percy Godber Collection (PA-Group-00048)
Reference: APG-0699-1/2; G
Photograph by Albert Percy Godber

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Logging native forests - The timber industry, 1840–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 July 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007