Story: Logging native forests

Location of South Island sawmills (2nd of 2)

Marlborough, the West Coast and Southland were the main milling areas in the South Island in 1907.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Logging native forests - The timber industry, 1840–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 July 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007