Story: Exotic forestry

New Zealand Forest Service protest

New Zealand Forest Service protest

Staff of the New Zealand Forest Service protest against government restructuring plans in the late 1980s. Despite opposition to what was termed the ‘Beehive Horror Chainsaw Massacre’, the department was disestablished in 1987, and many people lost their jobs.

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Manawatu Standard
Reference: 13 November 1986, p. 1

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Michael Roche, 'Exotic forestry - Government restructuring', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2024)

Story by Michael Roche, published 24 Nov 2008