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We have 'crop' trees that we grow specially for their wood

More than 100 years ago, we realised that if we kept on cutting down our native forests there would soon be none left. But we still needed wood for building and many other uses.

Pine trees were the perfect solution. They grow well and quickly here, they provide  the wood we need, they help drive our economy, and they help in our fight against climate change.

So while we look after our native forests, our pine trees are the crop doing the hard mahi, providing the wood we need every day.

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