Story: Logging native forests

Forest Service conference, 1921

Forest Service conference, 1921

Soon after the New Zealand Forest Service was set up, a conference was held in Wellington to discuss the state forestry programme. Among those posing for an official photograph is the Director of Forestry Leon McIntosh Ellis (fourth from left, seated). He was Canadian by birth and training.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M7930

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Logging native forests - Managing native forests, 1920s–1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 January 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007