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Tawa Alternate Text
Species Name

Beilschmiedia Tawa

Other Names

New Zealand Chestnut, New Zealand Oak

Country of Origin

New Zealand

Mainly used for
Interior joinery & furniture
Turnery and dowel manufacture

Tawa has a white to pale brown coloured heartwood with a straight grain and fine texture. Logs sometimes contain portions of black heartwood but at Rosenfeld Kidson, only ‘Clean White Tawa’ is stocked. The timber is often treated with preservative to prevent staining and insect attack.

Timber Flooring & Panelling Options