Updates for investors about New Zealand’s forestry sector

‘Significant milestone’ for Gisborne Port’s Twin Berth project

By |2022-04-27T11:07:35+12:00April 27th, 2022|Investor News, Forestry Updates|

“Forestry for Life”, Gisborne Herald, April 2022 – Eastland Port is close to submitting resource consent for the Twin Berth project. Five years in the planning, the Twin Berth stage 2 application is just weeks away from being submitted. The application will cover the extension of wharf 8, one hectare of reclamation, dredging the channel [...]

The opportunities and risks of forest investment for individuals – Bert Hughes & Gordon Wong

By |2021-12-22T11:44:05+13:00December 22nd, 2021|Investor News, Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

An article by Forest Enterprises directors Bert Hughes and Gordon Wong about forestry investment for individuals was published in the New Zealand Journal of Forestry in November 2021 (Vol. 66, No.3). Abstract:  Forestry can be classed an as alternative investment, compared with other classifications such as shares, commercial property or bonds. Alternative investments as a [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Christmas 2021

By |2021-12-21T12:34:41+13:00December 21st, 2021|Forestry Updates|

The latest Christmas 2021 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin has just been published (December 2021). In this issue:   International Timber Manifesto launched for COP26, Log markets and Covid, La Ninā increases fire risk, Collaboration key to wilding control, Protecting the bats, and more... The Bulletin is published three times per year by the New [...]

Murrays Nurseries milestone year

By |2022-02-08T10:24:04+13:00November 24th, 2021|Forestry Updates|

With the 2021 planting season complete, Murrays Nurseries in Woodville reflects on a milestone year. Patrick Murray and his team of four supplied a record 13 million baby pines this year. 15 million is planned for next year. “We have been very lucky that the timing of the Covid lockdowns had little impact on us,” [...]

Gisborne Port at Maximum Capacity

By |2021-05-03T12:05:56+12:00May 3rd, 2021|Forestry Updates|

The April 2021 issue of the Gisborne Herald's Forestry for Life feature takes a closer look at Eastland Port's Twin Berth project, which will meet the increased capacity need for forestry and other industries vital to the economic wellbeing of Tairawhiti. You can read and download the April issue at this link, or read on. [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Spring 2020

By |2020-10-14T14:55:18+13:00October 7th, 2020|Forestry Updates|

The latest Spring 2020 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published this October 2020. In this issue - an app to beat the bugs, Tairawhiti debris flood redux - handled better this time, and a plan to transform the forest industry. The Bulletin is published three times per year by the New Zealand Forest [...]

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 [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Winter 2019

By |2020-10-07T17:55:40+13:00August 6th, 2019|Forestry Updates|

The Winter 2019 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published on 23 July 2019. In this issue - Log price volatility 50 Shades of Green and the realities of land use economics The myth of indigenous versus exotic trees for carbon storage Tolaga Bay one year on The laws around genetically modified organisms [...]

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