Waikato 2007, 51st National Conference 15 to 19 April 2007

August 2006
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p25
The article focuses on the Waikato region in New Zealand, the venue of the 51th National Conference on April 15-19, 2007. It describes the landscape of the Waikato. Intensive dairying and the breeding of champion thoroughbreds are what the Waikato is well known for. From the earliest days of European settlement, the forest industry has been prominent in the Waikato. The Perpetual Forests planted radiata pine in the south Waikato during the 1920s. Farmers planted trees for shelter, shade and timber.


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