167 - 6th July 2006 - Kauri Museum, Piha


This stand of trees made a hell of a lot of noise when the birds inside woke up


The lake by the camp site


Tractor next door


Nice scenery to wake up to


The Shower block


At the Kauri Museum - Buzz saw in operation


Impressive carving


Moody Mannequins


Band Saw demonstration


Caterpillar used for dragging huge trees


Some of the old equipment


Which included a lot of things built in the UK


The recration saw mill


This display was cut from one Kauri tree


Kauri Karving


View from the Mezzanine


This tree was cut down by the chainsaw attached to the front


and was marked with various historical moments on its rings


This shows how trees were shaped to stack well on ships for transport


Recreation of a dam used to send logs downstream large distances at one time


A room featuring lots of Kauri furniture


and another - also includes Willow pattern china


Lizard trapped inside some Kauri Gum - Otherwise known as Amber


Kauri Gum


Carved Gum Ship


Gum Gifts


Gum Decoration


Inside the old school house


School desks


The outside of the school


Inside the old postmasters office


Phones on the wall


Inside the Postmasters house


Ancient telephones


The telephone exchange


Piha - Lions Rock in the middle


North Piha Beach


Looking South along Piha