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New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Spring 2018

By | November 14th, 2018|Categories: Forestry Updates|

The latest Spring 2018 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published on 12 November 2018. In this issue - China in the time of trade crisis Forest Owners submits ETS has stalled and action needed [...]

Forest Call Episode 10

By | October 17th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Episode 10 is the final in the Forest Call series. Don Carson looks at pests, diseases and the science going into our forestry industry. Forest Call is produced by the New Zealand Forest [...]

Forest Call Episode 9

By | October 17th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Episode 9 of Forest Call features Geoff Thompson from the Forest Growers Levy Board, and a report on new technology to fight moths from Scion, New Zealand's crown research institute for forestry. Forest Call [...]

Forest Call Episode 8 featuring Dan Fraser

By | September 28th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  In Episode 8, Forest Call examines the industry problem of harvest debris and ways of managing vulnerable landscapes. Don Carson visits Ormond Forest in Gisborne with Dan Fraser from Forest Enterprises to talk about [...]

Forest Call Episode 7

By | September 28th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Episode 7 of Forest Call focuses on health and safety. Forestry gets bad press for safety performance. However, in real terms, the forest industry does a better job of health and safety than any other [...]

Timber Design Awards winners ingenious, sophisticated and beautiful

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

Friday Offcuts, 21.9.18  ||  Entries in the 2018 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards demonstrated new and different ways to use timber that nevertheless meet all building codes and criteria as well as being beautiful. Timber [...]

Forest Call Episode 6

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Forest Call Episode 6 looks at native trees with a trip to Matakana and other species including eucalyptus. Plus, Don Carson interviews Peter Berg FNZIF, current board member of Forest Growers Research Ltd. Forest [...]

Current investment opportunities available on our secondary market

By | September 12th, 2018|Categories: Investment Opportunities, Forest Enterprises News|

A parcel of shares is currently listed for sale in each of the Cleland Forest Investment and Ngahape Forest Investment, both located in the Wairarapa. Go to each forest profile to learn more and to download the forest's [...]

Energy from wood is good for the country

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

Friday Offcuts, 7 September 2018  ||  Bioenergy production using wood from locally grown and sustainably managed forests can provide one of the lowest carbon energy options for New Zealand. New information from Scion explains the role [...]

Cutting-edge NZ timber tech could change the future of construction

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

Cutting-edge timber technology developed in Christchurch could change the future of construction and how buildings react to earthquakes. The new Beatrice Tinsley building, at the University of Canterbury's (UC) Ilam campus, is under construction utilising [...]

Forest Call Episode 5

By | September 6th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Forest Call Episode 5 makes a call on Climate Change, what trees can do about resisting it and how it works. Plus an interview with Murray Sherwin, Chair of the New Zealand Productivity Commision [...]

Forest Call Episode 4

By | August 31st, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Forest Call Episode 4 looks at high rise timber construction using laminated veneer lumber engineering for the Beatrice Tinsley Building at the University of Canterbury and where LVL is made at Nelson Pine. [...]

Forest Call Episode 3

By | August 31st, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  In Episode 3 of Forest Call, Don Carson talks to Paul Burridge from Summit Forests about the career opportunities for young people in forestry – the sector with the most guaranteed growth curve. This episode [...]

Forest Call Episode 2

By | August 31st, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Episode 2 of Forest Call looks at kārearea (New Zealand falcon) and kākā, two quite different examples of endangered bird species in our plantation forests. And Don Carson talks to Scion’s fire research [...]

Forest Call Episode 1

By | August 31st, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Join Don Carson for an inside look into Forestry in New Zealand. Episode 1 of Forest Call has an extensive interview with Forestry Minister Shane Jones, plus new technology being used in our [...]

Forest Owners say ETS revisions timely and necessary for climate change goals

By | August 15th, 2018|Categories: Forestry Updates|

New Zealand Forest Owners Association, 14 August 2018  ||  Forest owners are calling the proposed revisions to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) both timely and necessary if New Zealand is to hope to meet its greenhouse [...]