Updates about our people, our company and our investments

Hannah Harvey wins environmental excellence award

By |2021-05-17T13:59:09+12:00May 17th, 2021|Investor News, Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises’ Environmental Manager, Hannah Harvey, was recognised at the 2021 Southern North Island Wood Council Awards this month. She received the Outstanding Environmental Management Award.  This award recognises a person or company who goes above and beyond for environmental management.  Hannah has demonstrated environmental leadership in our business and service to our clients. Hannah [...]

Safety culture good for business

By |2021-05-20T10:20:46+12:00May 17th, 2021|Investor News, Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises manages around 35,000 hectares of sustainable forest land in Gisborne, Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay on behalf of our retail investors and for other forest owners. In 2021, we are on track to harvest over 1 million tonnes of logs. The successful contractors are the safest We engage local contractors to carry out specialist [...]

Investor Update, Summer 2020

By |2020-12-18T17:04:55+13:00December 18th, 2020|Investor Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Latest news from Forest Enterprises Forest Enterprises - Creating wealth. Naturally. Investor Update, Summer 2020 We're pleased to be ending the year in good form after what 2020 threw at us all. I'd like to thank our staff, investors and contractors for their support of Forest Enterprises which is much appreciated.  The general election heralded [...]

Talk Forestry with Forest Enterprises

By |2020-10-15T10:57:09+13:00October 14th, 2020|Forest Enterprises News|

This spring, we're hitting the road to talk forestry. We're finding that as investors re-evaluate their portfolios in the wake of Covid-19, they are looking to forestry to hedge against volatility in the financial markets. Forestry in New Zealand has piqued the interest of communities and investors across the country. Forestry exports are worth around [...]

Forestry investments prove resilient

By |2020-10-07T18:13:19+13:00October 7th, 2020|Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises says more investors are looking to forestry sector after impact of Covid-19. One benefit of investing in forestry, says Bert Hughes, CEO and forestry director, of Forest Enterprises, is that it is not affected by the peaks and troughs of the economy. It's much less prone to unexpected economic shocks that can spook [...]

Investor Update, Winter 2020

By |2020-08-05T15:19:07+12:00August 5th, 2020|Investor Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Investor Update, Winter 2020 New Zealand's primary industries are doing relatively well in the Covid-19 conditions compared to all other sectors of our economy. There is no denying the pandemic is affecting our lives in large ways and small. But your forestry investment is in good shape even under the current conditions. On behalf of Forest Enterprises' directors and staff, [...]

Forest Enterprises a finalist in Wellington Gold Awards 2020

By |2020-08-20T11:25:49+12:00July 31st, 2020|Forest Enterprises News|

We are delighted to announce Forest Enterprises has been selected as a finalist in Supporting Gold for the 2020 Wellington Gold Awards. The Wellington Gold Awards celebrates excellence and enterprise of businesses in the greater Wellington region. Supporting Gold specifically recognises stand-out professional services and infrastructure providers. “This is welcome recognition for the Forest Enterprises team. They’ve worked hard to [...]

The business of logs: Forest Enterprises & CentrePort

By |2019-11-29T11:18:28+13:00November 29th, 2019|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 exported via CentrePort in Wellington. CentrePort has released its 2019 Annual Report.  The port has experienced a 27% increase in [...]

Forestry investment is long term by nature

By |2020-07-31T09:56:10+12:00July 22nd, 2019|Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

July 2019 | 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 long-term investment which is why people like it. Investing in alternative assets like forestry is complementary [...]

Forest Enterprises in the news

By |2019-07-15T10:00:57+12:00July 12th, 2019|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 & Land Use Feature, June 2019 The Gisborne Herald - Eastland Wood Council Forestry Awards Feature, May 2019 Wairarapa Times-Age - Rural [...]