Updates about our people, our company and our investments

Bert Hughes recognised for contribution to forestry

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

Forest Enterprises is pleased to announce that CEO & Forestry Director Bert Hughes was recognised by industry peers for his contribution to the forestry sector, at the Southern North Island Wood Council Awards on Friday 11 May 2018. This award recognises the performance of an individual who has made a significant contribution to the forestry industry [...]

Changing of the guard at Forest Enterprises

By |2019-10-22T15:14:22+13:00May 2nd, 2018|Forest Enterprises News|

Merv Jones retiring after 25 years as Customer Services Manager Merv Jones, Forest Enterprises’ long-standing Customer Services Manager, is retiring on 29 June after 25 years in the role. “I am now a couple of years past the ‘official’ retirement age and am looking forward to the other challenges I want to move on to.” [...]

New leadership for Forest Enterprises

By |2019-10-22T15:14:23+13:00February 2nd, 2018|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 taking on the new role of Special Projects Director, retiring from his responsibilities as Managing Director. Hughes retains his forestry [...]

Forest Enterprises expands with Gisborne-based appointment

By |2017-09-13T11:21:56+12:00September 1st, 2017|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 Masterton and brings our team to 17 for the first time. Read more in our press release here, or in these [...]

Forest Enterprises now licensed

By |2017-07-11T12:26:41+12:00October 7th, 2016|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 milestone for our company. Read more in our press release here, or in these articles: Scoop Radio New Zealand WoodWeek

From the firm to the forest

By |2018-07-18T16:14:56+12:00August 16th, 2016|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, Gordon Wong. A key move in 2014 was to bring legal expertise in-house. At the time, Gordon was Partner in [...]

Forest Enterprises anchor partner in log hub

By |2018-07-18T16:12:36+12:00August 10th, 2016|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 (measured for export volume), and stored pending rail transport to Wellington’s port. This infrastructure is significant for providing a reliable, [...]

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