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Destruction of the forest the area is named after on 1 August 1975
|Territorial authority||Waimakariri District|
Te Tai Tonga (Maori electorate)
|Time zone||UTC+12 (NZST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+13 (NZDT)|
7476 and 7495
Due to Canterbury's lack of native forest, in the early 1900s the government planted exotic forests throughout North Canterbury, including Eyrewell Forest. On 1 August 1975, however, most of the forest was blown over by strong north-westerly winds.
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