We were fortunate in finding in the naval yard, a spar of the New Zealand cowrie pine (dammara) large enough for our bowsprit.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia" by Phillip Parker King
Dammara ex Nova-Hollandia, Sanamundae secundae Chysii foliis.
"A Voyage to New Holland" by William Dampier
Between the Dammara and the Korana a much nearer approach to Kaffre type is made than is usually supposed.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
The Dammara pine only grows on the northernmost island, and chiefly in the northern parts.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume III" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer