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Forest Enterprises in the news

By | July 12th, 2019|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

The local papers in our regions of Wairarpa, Hawke's Bay and Gisborne have recently published articles about Forest Enterprises, providing locals and investors an update on our forestry operations. Hawke's Bay Today - Forestry & [...]

New Zealand Forests Facts & Figures 2017/18

By | July 12th, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates|

Each year, the New Zealand Forest Owners Association, in conjunction with the Ministry for Primary Industries, publishes a highly informative overview of the performance of the New Zealand Plantation Forest Industry, called Facts & Figures. The [...]

A growing industry vital to our well-being

By | June 21st, 2019|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

Hawkes Bay Forestry Group, June 2019 - Forestry is an exciting story with many beneficiaries, and is making a serious contribution to the Hawkes Bay economy. At the national level, forestry is pushing to be our [...]

Good land management protects biodiversity in Gisborne forests

By | June 12th, 2019|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

Forest Enterprises manages 10,000+ hectares of Radiata pine plantation forest in the Gisborne Tairawhiti region. We started buying land here in the early 1990s, particularly after Cyclone Bola. Because of the damage caused, farmers were [...]

NZFOA: Emissions Trading announcement is incentive for farmers to plant trees

By | March 29th, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates|

New Zealand Forest Owners Association, 27 March 2019: Forest owners believe the just announced reform of the Emissions Trading Scheme will encourage farm foresters and hill country pastoral farmers to plant more trees. Farm Forestry Association [...]

Forest Enterprises collaborates to enable supply chain efficiencies in Wairarapa

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises Growth Limited and three other forestry companies in Wairarapa have joined forces to improve operational efficiencies in log distribution and export in the region. Log Distribution Limited is a joint venture company which [...]

NZFOA: PCE Report needs clarity from government

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates|

New Zealand Forest Owners Association, 26 March 2019: Forest Owners want clarity for what New Zealand plantation forestry is expected to deliver on climate change targets. The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, has just [...]

Investor Update, December 2018

By | December 21st, 2018|Categories: Investor Updates|

  Investor Update, December 2018 In this update Steve Wilton retires Bert Hughes finalist in Good Employer Awards Forest Call: Telling the forest story Log price trending well Gisborne District Council's forest visits Government supports [...]

Rail key to log jam

By | November 16th, 2018|Categories: Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Wairarapa Times-Age, 15 November 2018  ||  Waingawa a ‘true inland port’, MP says. Those with “skin in the game” say the Wairarapa forestry industry can continue to grow, but only if rail infrastructure expands with it [...]

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 [...]