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Old-growth trees cut down to make way for beautification project

Thursday 27 May 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Environment, National

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Old-growth trees cut down to make way for beautification project
The first ironwood tree being cut down by T&M Heather Contractor at the Avarua Sinai Hall. - 21052601

The Avarua CICC Church proceeded on Wednesday with cutting down six ironwood (toa) trees in preparation for what it described as a beautification project, which it expects will commence in two years.

The Avarua CICC Church proceeded on Wednesday with cutting down six ironwood (toa) trees in preparation for what it described as a beautification project, which it expects will commence in two years.


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Comments

Paul Montbatten on 27/05/2021

Considering the age of the trees and the size, I am surprised that they are not being used in the construction of the church. The price of lumber in North America is astronomical. Cutting down massive trees and not using them appropriately is a waste of resources .