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NOTES ON NEW ZEALAND.

The Rimu, or red pine (130 feet by six feet); the timber is both useful and ornamental.

The Monoa, or yellow pine (80 feet); timber light and durable.

The Matai, or black pine (80 feet by four feet); a heavy timber used for piles, etc.

The Miro, or bastard black pine (60 feet by two feet); not so useful as black pine.

The New Zealand Cypress; the timber is reddish and fine grained; excellent for planks and spars.

The Totara (120 feet by 10 feet); very