Industry & investor news2019-12-18T15:07:30+13:00

Good land management protects biodiversity in Gisborne forests

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Wood is Good, Forestry Updates|

Forest Enterprises manages 10,000+ hectares of Radiata pine plantation forest in the Gisborne Tairawhiti region. We started buying land here in the early 1990s, particularly after Cyclone Bola. Because of the damage caused, farmers were [...]

NZFOA: Emissions Trading announcement is incentive for farmers to plant trees

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates|

New Zealand Forest Owners Association, 27 March 2019: Forest owners believe the just announced reform of the Emissions Trading Scheme will encourage farm foresters and hill country pastoral farmers to plant more trees. Farm Forestry Association [...]

Forest Enterprises collaborates to enable supply chain efficiencies in Wairarapa

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates, Forest Enterprises News|

Forest Enterprises Growth Limited and three other forestry companies in Wairarapa have joined forces to improve operational efficiencies in log distribution and export in the region. Log Distribution Limited is a joint venture company which [...]

NZFOA: PCE Report needs clarity from government

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Forestry Updates|

New Zealand Forest Owners Association, 26 March 2019: Forest Owners want clarity for what New Zealand plantation forestry is expected to deliver on climate change targets. The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, has just [...]

Investor Update, December 2018

By |December 21st, 2018|Categories: Investor Updates|

Investor Update, December 2018 In this update Steve Wilton retires Bert Hughes finalist in Good Employer Awards Forest Call: Telling the forest story Log price trending well Gisborne District Council's forest visits Government supports forestry [...]

Forest Call Episode 9

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Forest Call Episode 7

By |September 28th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Timber Design Awards winners ingenious, sophisticated and beautiful

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

Friday Offcuts, 21.9.18  ||  Entries in the 2018 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards demonstrated new and different ways to use timber that nevertheless meet all building codes and criteria as well as being beautiful. Timber [...]

Forest Call Episode 6

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Current investment opportunities available on our secondary market

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Forest Enterprises News|

A parcel of shares is currently listed for sale in each of the Cleland Forest Investment and Ngahape Forest Investment, both located in the Wairarapa. Go to each forest profile to learn more and to download the forest's [...]

Cutting-edge NZ timber tech could change the future of construction

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Wood is Good|

Cutting-edge timber technology developed in Christchurch could change the future of construction and how buildings react to earthquakes. The new Beatrice Tinsley building, at the University of Canterbury's (UC) Ilam campus, is under construction utilising [...]