Story: Conifers

Conifer woods

The tall conifers were extensively milled for their softwood timber. Eight such timbers are displayed at either end of this brush. The three middle timbers (rewarewa, tawa and pukatea) are native hardwoods, from flowering trees.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - What are conifers?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/12689/conifer-woods (accessed 19 January 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007