Seventy Mile Bush
The Seventy Mile Bush was a forested area of New Zealand north of Wellington that Scandinavians cut down to clear the land for farming.
Last modified on 29 June 2010, at 07:36
- ^ "Seventy Mile Bush". Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 2009-12-13. "Scandinavians attacked this massive forest from north and south. They walked from Napier and Wellington to the Scandinavian settlements, which they themselves had to create. Their routes are marked in red on the map. The clop-clop of axes and swishing of saws soon carried through the trees, and small grass clearings began to appear in the sea of forest."