Forestry Updates

//Forestry Updates

Updates for investors about New Zealand’s forestry sector

Forest Call Episode 6

By | September 20th, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

Forest Call Episode 6 looks at native trees with a trip to Matakana and other species including eucalyptus. Plus, Don Carson interviews Peter Berg FNZIF, current board member of Forest Growers Research Ltd. Growing the forest story: Forest Call Forestry has come out of the shadows into the spotlight. Our industry is undoubtedly New Zealand’s main [...]

Forest Call Episode 5

By | September 6th, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

Forest Call Episode 5 makes a call on Climate Change, what trees can do about resisting it and how it works. Plus an interview with Murray Sherwin, Chair of the New Zealand Productivity Commision following the release of the Commission's final report on a low-emissions economy. Read more: Productivity Commission Report heralds massive land conversion [...]

Forest Call Episode 4

By | August 31st, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

Forest Call Episode 4 looks at high rise timber construction using laminated veneer lumber engineering for the Beatrice Tinsley Building at the University of Canterbury and where LVL is made at Nelson Pine. Growing the forest story: Forest Call Forestry has come out of the shadows into the spotlight. Our industry is undoubtedly New Zealand’s [...]

Forest Call Episode 3

By | August 31st, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

In Episode 3 of Forest Call, Don Carson talks to Paul Burridge about the career opportunities for young people in forestry – the sector with the most guaranteed growth curve. This episode also examines how a root fungus is being used to replace fungicides and promote healthier trees. Growing the forest story: Forest Call Forestry has come [...]

Forest Call Episode 2

By | August 31st, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

Episode 2 of Forest Call looks at falcons and kaka, two quite different examples of endangered bird species in our plantation forests. And Don Carson talks to Scion’s fire research team in Christchurch who are bracing for the predicted increase in extreme fires, such as Port Hills in 2017. Growing the forest story: Forest Call [...]

Forest Call Episode 1

By | August 31st, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

Join Don Carson for an inside look into Forestry in New Zealand. This show has an extensive interview with Forestry Minister Shane Jones plus new technology being used in our forests. Growing the forest story: Forest Call Forestry has come out of the shadows into the spotlight. Our industry is undoubtedly New Zealand’s main weapon [...]

Forest Owners say ETS revisions timely and necessary for climate change goals

By | August 15th, 2018|Forestry Updates|

New Zealand Forest Owners Association, 14 August 2018  ||  Forest owners are calling the proposed revisions to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) both timely and necessary if New Zealand is to hope to meet its greenhouse gas reduction targets. Forest Owners Association President Peter Weir says the Te Uru Rākau discussion paper is appropriately the first [...]

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, [...]