Story: Exotic forestry

Kāingaroa State Forest, 1960

Kāingaroa State Forest, 1960

This aerial view of the vast Kāingaroa Pinus radiata plantings during harvest shows clear-felled areas of 30–40 hectares.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M3580
Photograph by John Johns

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Michael Roche, 'Exotic forestry - Harvesting the forests, 1950s–1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Michael Roche, published 24 Nov 2008