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About

Paulownia Timber Ltd

Our Story

Pioneering paulownia supply in new Zealand

Towards the end of the 1980's horticultural boom in New Zealand, Paulownia was identified as a potential new tree crop.

At this time, Rod Laurence, who was an experienced joiner, engineer and horticulturalist, was on the lookout for new materials and crops that could make a difference to the planet.

Rod's first plantings were in 1990, and by 1998, Rod had harvested and milled trees to become the pioneering supplier of paulownia timber in New Zealand.

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Our Story

Local Business,

Local supply and distribution

Since that time, Rod has been offering quality paulownia to all manner of customers, ranging from surfboard manufacturers to movie set designers and gunpowder manufacturers.

For your supplies of paulownia , contact Rod through the "contact" page.

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