Story: Exotic forestry

Planting seedlings (2nd of 2)

Planting seedlings

Women workers at the Whakarewarewa nursery in the 1920s plant seedlings in lines, ensuring they are carefully spaced so the roots can develop properly.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6506 F140

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Michael Roche, 'Exotic forestry - Research and education – to the 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 September 2023)

Story by Michael Roche, published 24 Nov 2008