Forestry Updates

Updates for investors about New Zealand’s forestry sector

Forest Enterprises supports Industry Transformation Plan for forestry

By |2023-11-23T11:28:38+13:00October 3rd, 2022|Investor News, Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises has recently made a submission in support of the draft Forestry and wood processing industry transformation plan (ITP), developed by Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service. Watch the summary video here. The ITP's vision is that "the forestry and wood processing sector generates more value for New Zealand, is a key [...]

Celebrate forests with us during FSC® Forest Week 2022

By |2022-09-23T14:02:30+12:00September 23rd, 2022|Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

This year from 24-30 September, Forest Enterprises is proud to participate in the FSC Forest Week campaign by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®).  The campaign highlights the value of forests and how choosing sustainably-sourced products can help create resilient forests for the future. The theme of the campaign this year is “Choose Forests. Choose FSC.” [...]

Global log market impacts local harvest production

By |2023-11-23T11:30:24+13:00July 20th, 2022|Investor News, Forestry Updates|

The world economy is in turmoil from the two unpredictable events of Covid-19 and war. Russia, Belarus and Ukraine are all large players in the global timber trade and the war has greatly unsettled normal trade patterns. Russia had historically supplied a lot of sawn lumber into China and Europe; this trade has been dramatically [...]

New Zealand Forestry Bulletin, Autumn 2022

By |2023-08-23T14:26:21+12:00May 11th, 2022|Forestry Updates|

Featuring in the Autumn 2022 issue of the New Zealand Forestry Bulletin: Approval at last on EDN fumigant, Automation project for silviculture, More dirt and less slash from East Coast storms, and more... The Bulletin is published three times per year by the New Zealand Forest Owners Association.  Click here for back issues.

‘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 |2023-08-23T14:27:47+12:00December 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 |2023-08-23T14:28:58+12:00October 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 [...]

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