Forestry Updates

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Updates for investors about New Zealand’s forestry sector

Forest Enterprises’ korero with Assoc. Minister of Forestry

By | June 13th, 2018|Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Associate Minister of Forestry, Honourable Meka Whaitiri met with Forest Enterprises at their Masterton office during her visit to the Wairarapa on 7 June. The Minister’s Office approached the New Zealand-owned forestry investment company, wishing to talk about the Government’s forestry priorities. Forest Enterprises manages more than 20,000 hectares of radiata pine forest in the [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Autumn 2018

By | May 31st, 2018|Forestry Updates|

The latest Autumn 2018 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published on 25 May 2018. In this issue - Global trends augur well for tree market future (D Rhodes - Opinion Piece) Harvesting companies' certification and mechanisation brings safer harvesting NES-PF operational ForestWood 2018: Forestry is truly in the spotlight Te Uru Rakau - the [...]

Southern region celebrates excellence in forestry

By | May 14th, 2018|Forestry Updates|

Three of Forest Enterprises' Wairarapa-based contractors took awards at the 2018 Southern North Island Wood Council Awards on Friday 11 May, in recognition of their high professional standards in forestry - Havard Logging (Dawson & Havard Limited), C3 and Wairarapa Forestry Services Limited. Harvesting contractor Dawson & Havard Limited won two categories - Contractor of the Year, [...]

New Zealand Forest Facts & Figures 2016/2017

By | January 31st, 2018|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 2016/2017 edition of Facts & Figures is available in electronic format only, free to download and read. The next printed issue [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Summer 2017

By | January 15th, 2018|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 in CRI Awards Eyes from above reveal forest secrets (research) Government Industry Agreement after myrtle rust Myrtle rust 'unlikely' to [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Winter 2017

By | September 13th, 2017|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 new beginning to get boots off the slope Dances with wolves (Opinion Piece by D Rhodes, FOA Chief Executive) One [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Autumn 2017

By | April 1st, 2017|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 Fewer Cows & More Trees in NZ Jungle Book Meets a Bugs Life Fighting Fires With Science Forest Safety Learning: [...]

Harvest time for New Zealand forestry

By | March 30th, 2017|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 costs, a local building boom and a supportive NZ dollar (Bluenotes, 21 March 2017). Read Con Williams' article and download the [...]

Facts & Figures 2015/2016

By | January 16th, 2017|Forestry Updates|

The 2015/2016 edition of the New Zealand Forest Owners Association Facts & Figures publication is available to download and read here. Visit the Forest Owners' Association Facts & Figures web page to order a printed copy of this publication, and for previous editions.

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Spring 2016

By | October 31st, 2016|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 in New Safetree Contractor Certification Scheme 1991 Forest Accord Anniversary Celebrated Forest Portal Goes Live Forests of Tomorrow Waikato Plan [...]