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Topic area/contents 

Future Forests Research

Information on research topics and outputs from NZ’s forest industry/research partnership. 

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council website (Publications and Resources)

A comprehensive set of downloadable brochures covering many aspects of sustainable land management. 

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) general forestry section

National-level information, facts and figures, statistics, etc. 

MPI Indigenous Forestry section

Focus on legislative aspects of indigenous forest management. 

NZ Forest Owners Association

Good source of national industry statistics and general information. 

NZ Plant Conservation Network

Focus on natives but some exotic species are included. 

NZFFA – New Zealand Farm Forestry Association

Website for all aspects of farm forestry. 

NZFFA marketplace

For buyers and sellers of NZ-grown timber. Good information about alternative species timber properties and end uses. 

NZ Poplar and Willow Research Trust

Good information on biology, research, and applications of poplars and willows in NZ. 

NZ Wood

Information for wood users, including planners, architects, designers, builders. Lots of information and case studies of innovative wood use. 

OMF weekly carbon market report

Weekly report on NZ carbon market – warts and all. 

Scion – NZ’s forest research institute

For an update on current research areas, plus access to some farm forestry publications. 

Tane’s Tree Trust

Information on native trees including a data base on archived early research and on existing plantings, an indigenous bibliography and the kauri calculator. 

Te Ara Encyclopaedia of NZ

Good introduction/overview to trees in ‘the settled landscape’. 

Trees for Bees


Online information and resources including regional planting guides. 

WoodCo – Wood Council of New Zealand Inc

Pan-industry body representing interests of NZ growers and processors. 


Free e-newsletter produced by forest management company PF Olsen. Contains topical information and comment relevant to all farm foresters (not just PF Olsen clients). 

WoodWeek and Friday Offcuts

Free weekly wrap-ups of forestry news for NZ and Australia. 


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