Forestry Updates

//Forestry Updates

Updates for investors about New Zealand’s forestry sector

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Spring 2018

By | November 14th, 2018|Forestry Updates|

The latest Spring 2018 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin was published on 12 November 2018. In this issue - China in the time of trade crisis Forest Owners submits ETS has stalled and action needed Log clean-up at Tolaga Bay led by local forest companies gives beach back to the community Carbon goal through returning [...]

Forest Call Episode 10

By | October 17th, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Episode 10 is the final in the Forest Call series. Don Carson looks at pests, diseases and the science going into our forestry industry. Forest Call is produced by the New Zealand Forest Owners' Association. Growing the forest story: Forest Call Forestry has come out of the shadows into the spotlight. Our industry [...]

Forest Call Episode 9

By | October 17th, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Episode 9 of Forest Call features Geoff Thompson from the Forest Growers Levy Board, and a report on new technology to fight moths from Scion, New Zealand's crown research institute for forestry. Forest Call is produced by the New Zealand Forest Owners' Association. Growing the forest story: Forest Call Forestry has come out of [...]

Forest Call Episode 8 featuring Dan Fraser

By | September 28th, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  In Episode 8, Forest Call examines the industry problem of harvest debris and ways of managing vulnerable landscapes. Don Carson visits Ormond Forest in Gisborne with Dan Fraser from Forest Enterprises to talk about strategies for harvest management on the East Coast. Don also interviews Forest Owners Association President Peter Weir. Forest Call is [...]

Forest Call Episode 7

By | September 28th, 2018|Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

NZFOA  ||  Episode 7 of Forest Call focuses on health and safety. Forestry gets bad press for safety performance. However, in real terms, the forest industry does a better job of health and safety than any other major primary industry. On this episode, we find out how. Forest Call is produced by the New Zealand Forest Owners' [...]

Forest Call Episode 6

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

NZFOA  ||  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. Forest Call is produced by the New Zealand Forest Owners' Association. Growing the forest story: Forest Call Forestry has come out [...]

Forest Call Episode 5

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

NZFOA  ||  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. Forest Call is produced by the New Zealand [...]

Forest Call Episode 4

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

NZFOA  ||  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. Forest Call is produced by the New Zealand Forest Owners' Association. Growing the forest story: Forest Call Forestry has come [...]

Forest Call Episode 3

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

NZFOA  ||  In Episode 3 of Forest Call, Don Carson talks to Paul Burridge from Summit Forests 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. Forest Call is produced by [...]

Forest Call Episode 2

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

NZFOA  ||  Episode 2 of Forest Call looks at kārearea (New Zealand falcon) and kākā, 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. Forest [...]