Kōrero: Exotic forestry

State Forest Service staff

State Forest Service staff

Soon after the establishment of the State Forest Service in 1921, staff were photographed in Wellington. The first director, Leon McIntosh Ellis (seated fourth from left) wanted to manage native forests as a timber resource, but he soon realised that exotic plantations would be needed to meet future demands for wood.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M7930

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Michael Roche, 'Exotic forestry - Forestry in the 1800s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16528/state-forest-service-staff (accessed 19 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Michael Roche, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008