Kōrero: Regional economies

Kauri mill on the Kaipara, around 1907 (1 o 2)

Kauri mill on the Kaipara, around 1907

The kauri timber business dominated the upper North Island regional economy until depletion saw it give way to farming – increasingly so from around 1920. Large steam-driven sawmills like this supplied timber for both domestic and overseas buyers.

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The Kauri Museum, Matakohe
Reference: 1996.373.218.W2

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Regional economies - Development of regional economies, 1850 to 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25220/kauri-mill-on-the-kaipara-around-1907 (accessed 30 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010