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New leadership for Forest Enterprises

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

Forestry Director Bert Hughes (pictured) takes up the helm as CEO of Forest Enterprises as Steve Wilton initiates the latest stage of the company’s succession plan by handing the leadership to fellow Directors. Wilton is [...]

Norway claims bragging rights to world’s highest timber building

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

In their post Another tall timber building record seeker (18 January 2017), NZ Logger tells of plans by the Norwegians to build the world's highest timber building. The 81m high, 18-storey Mjøstårnet building, constructed entirely from [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Summer 2017

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

The latest Summer 2017 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published on 19 December 2017. In this issue - New World (D Rhodes Opinion Piece) Shane Jones - Backing One Billion Trees Scion scientists recognised [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Winter 2017

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Forestry Updates|

The Winter 2017 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published on 31 August 2017. In this issue - Bob Jones goes wooden with world's tallest timber office tower End of Steep Land Harvest Programme marks [...]

Forest Enterprises expands with Gisborne-based appointment

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

Professional forester Dan Fraser joined Forest Enterprises in August in the new executive role of Gisborne Regional Manager to boost the management our expanding harvest programme. This is our first appointment outside of home base [...]

World’s tallest wooden office tower planned for Wellington

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Wood is Good|

There is great excitement across the engineering and forestry sectors as Sir Bob Jones announces plans to erect the world's tallest wooden office building in central Wellington. Jones says laminated timber is far more earthquake [...]

‘Plyscraper’ projects push the boundaries

By | July 30th, 2017|Categories: Wood is Good|

Architecture & Design's latest article explores six wooden ‘plyscraper’ projects from around the world that push the boundaries of sustainability and engineered timber construction. Read the full article online. Featured image: Named after the tallest living [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Autumn 2017

By | April 1st, 2017|Categories: Forestry Updates|

The Autumn 2017 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published on 31 March 2017. In this issue - NZIER Report on Forestry - Strong Economic & Environment Contributions Back Country Farm Reasons to Look to Forestry [...]

Harvest time for New Zealand forestry

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Forestry Updates|

Con Williams, Rural Economist at ANZ - New Zealand’s forestry sector is experiencing a period of strong returns fuelled by a combination of steady Chinese demand, restrictions in export markets on native-forest harvesting, low shipping [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Spring 2016

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Forestry Updates|

The Spring 2016 issue of the Forest Owners Association's New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published on 20 October 2016. In this issue - Mind the Log Gap Eucalypt Beetles Test GIA Assurances For Forest Owners [...]

Forest Enterprises now licensed

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

On 3 October 2016, Forest Enterprises Limited was licensed under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 to manage Managed Investment Schemes (excluding managed funds) which are primarily invested in forestry assets. This was a major [...]

Modified wood aims to save forests from the axe

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Wood is Good|

A hardwood substitute has been developed to effectively end the need to log native forests - article by Caleb Radford for Carbon News, 15 September 2016. Subscribe to access the full article online, or download and [...]

From the firm to the forest

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

Transitioning our business - and your investments - into the new regulatory era for financial markets meant a deliberate move to attract the necessary skills and expertise into our business. Introducing our Legal Services Director, [...]

Forest Enterprises forms strategic alliance in Gisborne with Logic Forest Solutions

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

In preparation for the commencement of harvest in 2016 of our 10,500 hectare estate in Gisborne, Forest Enterprises has formed a strategic alliance with local company Logic Forest Solutions Limited. This alliance includes a shareholding in Logic and [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Winter 2016

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Forestry Updates|

The New Zealand Forestry Bulletin is published three times per year by the Forest Owners Association. The Bulletin provides an excellent overview of national and international issues affecting the wood and forestry sectors. Read the Winter [...]

Forest Enterprises anchor partner in log hub

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

In August 2016, Forest Enterprises has become an anchor tenant in the redeveloped log hub at the Waingawa rail yard near Masterton. The facility is a transport hub where logs are delivered by truck, scaled [...]