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The business of logs: Forest Enterprises & CentrePort

By |November 29th, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises harvested approximately 350,000 tonnes from our Wairarapa harvest this year. We are able to satisfy demand from local sawmills with approximately 35% of our Wairarapa volume and the balance, approximately 230,000 tonnes, was [...]

Forestry investment is long term by nature

By |July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

The recent drop in log prices has understandably generated interest from investors about how we respond. It’s important to put price changes into the context of your investment. Forestry investment is long-term Forestry is a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]