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A silver milestone for Forest Enterprises’ Graeme Tindall

By |July 21st, 2022|Categories: Investor News, Forest Enterprises News|

The week Graeme Tindall joined Forest Enterprises in 1997 as a new chartered accountant, the company was celebrating its 25th anniversary. In fact, the 25th birthday event at Te Parae was the first work do [...]

Global log market impacts local harvest production

By |July 20th, 2022|Categories: Investor News, Forestry Updates|

The world economy is in turmoil from the two unpredictable events of Covid-19 and war. Russia, Belarus and Ukraine are all large players in the global timber trade and the war has greatly unsettled normal [...]

Investment forests in good shape after East Coast weather bombs

By |June 20th, 2022|Categories: Investor News, Forest Enterprises News|

The weather bombs that hit the East Coast in February and March this year were widely reported in the news. Many operating forests in the region saw significant damage from flooding. Gisborne District council declared [...]

Forest Enterprises achieves FSC certification for investments

By |June 9th, 2022|Categories: Investor News, Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises has achieved Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C168647) responsible forest management and chain-of-custody certification for 19 forests the company manages on behalf of its retail investors. These are the first registered managed investment schemes [...]

‘Significant milestone’ for Gisborne Port’s Twin Berth project

By |April 27th, 2022|Categories: Investor News, Forestry Updates|

“Forestry for Life”, Gisborne Herald, April 2022 – Eastland Port is close to submitting resource consent for the Twin Berth project. Five years in the planning, the Twin Berth stage 2 application is just weeks [...]

Gordon Wong on the ‘natural law’ of forestry investment

By |March 11th, 2022|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

This year, Forest Enterprises turns 50. Founded in Masterton in 1972, Forest Enterprises is one of New Zealand’s leading forestry investment managers, and remains locally owned and operated. Legal Services Director and co-owner, Gordon Wong [...]

The opportunities and risks of forest investment for individuals – Bert Hughes & Gordon Wong

By |December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Investor News, Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

An article by Forest Enterprises directors Bert Hughes and Gordon Wong about forestry investment for individuals was published in the New Zealand Journal of Forestry in November 2021 (Vol. 66, No.3). Abstract:  Forestry can be [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Christmas 2021

By |December 21st, 2021|Categories: Forestry Updates|

The latest Christmas 2021 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin has just been published (December 2021). In this issue:   International Timber Manifesto launched for COP26, Log markets and Covid, La Ninā increases fire risk, [...]

Forest Enterprises announces Liz Brown as company shareholder and director

By |December 9th, 2021|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

Forestry investment company Forest Enterprises welcomes Group Finance Manager Liz Brown as a shareholder and executive director. The company's five existing shareholders invited Brown to become a co-owner in recognition of her leadership and business [...]

Mechanised harvesting – more timber, less waste and safer

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises’ determination to improve health and safety and environmental performance is driving its implementation of mechanised harvest systems. Mechanised harvesting means fewer foresters on chainsaws. It’s safer. Plus, it causes less disturbance to the [...]

Forest Enterprises wins East Coast environmental award

By |May 25th, 2021|Categories: Investor News, Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises won the Environmental Management Award at the 2021 Eastland Forestry Awards in Gisborne on 21 May 2021. This award recognises Forest Enterprises for its leadership in harvest catchment management and planning, and for [...]

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