Updates about our people, our company and our investments

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 |2021-11-17T09:46:08+13:00July 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 [...]

Forest Enterprises collaborates to enable supply chain efficiencies in Wairarapa

By |2019-03-27T10:27:07+13:00March 27th, 2019|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 will manage log marketing and shipping, marshalling and stevedoring, road and rail transport and log storage. It will be supported by [...]

Rail key to log jam

By |2018-12-14T13:04:09+13:00November 16th, 2018|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 and employment training is better supported by the Government. More than five years since the Wairarapa-based logging and trucking companies [...]

Steve Wilton awarded NZIF Fellowship

By |2019-10-22T15:14:20+13:00July 18th, 2018|Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises Special Projects Director, Steve Wilton has been made a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF). The honour of Fellow is bestowed on a member who has been recognised by NZIF peers as having achieved eminence in the forestry profession. This from Steve's Fellow nomination: Steve Wilton has 27 years of achievement in [...]

A million tonnes expected from Forest Enterprises’ Hawkes Bay harvest

By |2019-10-22T15:14:21+13:00July 6th, 2018|Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises expects to harvest a million tonnes from the forest estate we manage in the Hawkes Bay. We manage 1,289 hectares of radiata pine forest in Hawkes Bay region (four forestry investments), representing approximately 7% of our total estate under management. These are our youngest forest investments and their harvest is a few years away [...]

Horse riding park coming to Carterton forest

By |2018-06-28T08:53:39+12:00June 28th, 2018|Forest Enterprises News|

On 5 June, the partnership between Carterton District Council, Dalefield Horse Riders and Forest Enterprises was formalised with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the use of Council's Kaipatangata Forest block for recreational horse riding. Forest Enterprises manages the council-owned forestry block. An ideal location for recreational horse riding, all parties recognise [...]

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