Story: Radiata pine

Logs ready for export

Logs ready for export

These logs, at CentrePort, Wellington, are waiting to be shipped overseas. High volumes of radiata logs are exported each year, mainly to China and South Korea. Between June 2006 and June 2007, 6.3 million cubic metres were exported.

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Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - Uses of pine timber', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2021)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008