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Seventy years of forestry : Golden Downs Forest, Nelson, 1927-1997

Author: John Ward; Don Cooper; Forest History Trust.
Publisher: Richmond, N.Z. : Forest History Trust, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Golden Downs story reaches back to 1927 and the succeeding seven decades unfold the events of a growing production forest. The book records for the first time an account of the State involvement in a major afforestation project in Nelson.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ward; Don Cooper; Forest History Trust.
ISBN: 0473042606 9780473042608
OCLC Number: 45412086
Description: ix, 182 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1844 --
1926 Pioneers, settlers and farming --
1927 --
1939 Land acquisition --
Planting begins --
the forest grows --
1939 --
1945 The war years --
1946 --
60 Expansion years --
Golden Downs village built --
Woodsman School opens --
The Golden Downs Woodsman Training School --
Village life and services --
Specialised forestry services --
1960 --
1987 The second planting boom --
Wahine storm --
Shift to Tapawera --
Golden Downs personalities --
The end of an era --
60 years of forest service management --
1987 --
1990 Timberlands Nelson Limited / Tony Harris --
1990- 1997 Fletcher Challenge Limited / Phil Madill.
Other Titles: Golden Downs Forest, Nelson, 1927-1997
Responsibility: John Ward and Don Cooper.

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The Golden Downs story reaches back to 1927 and the succeeding seven decades unfold the events of a growing production forest. The book records for the first time an account of the State involvement in a major afforestation project in Nelson.

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