Kauri logging (2). More ingenuity…

We introduced Kauri and a short history about it’s sad demise in our last post about Kauri logging… The Coromandel area had several logging sites,each one posing its problems for the bushmen and suppliers. The new Waitawheta DOC hut sits on the old Waitawheta Sawmill site. The Waitawheta river has a good flow, but has […]

Kauri logging… Deforestation, technology and ingenuity.

Since the dawn of mankind and being able to use technology safely, we’ve a history of being rather ruthless in exploiting the advantage. In recent years, much awareness has been made of the clearing of remaining natural forest/ jungle in South America and other tropical regions to make way for cattle grazing or planting of […]