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Web address 

Topic area/contents 

Future Forests Research 

www.ffr.co.nz/

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

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

www.hbrc.govt.nz/Services/
Environment/Environment%20
Topics/Pages/land-management.aspx

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

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) general forestry section 

www.mpi.govt.nz/forestry

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

MPI Indigenous Forestry section 

www.mpi.govt.nz/forestry/
forestry-in-nz/indigenous-forestry

Focus on legislative aspects of indigenous forest management. 

NZ Forest Owners Association 

www.nzfoa.org.nz/

Good source of national industry statistics and general information. 

NZ Plant Conservation Network 

www.nzpcn.org.nz

Focus on natives but some exotic species are included. 

NZFFA – New Zealand Farm Forestry Association 

www.nzffa.org.nz

Website for all aspects of farm forestry. 

NZFFA marketplace 

www.nzffa.org.nz/specialty-
timber-market/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 

www.poplarandwillow.org.nz

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

NZ Wood 

www.nzwood.co.nz/

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

OMF weekly carbon market report 

www.omf.co.nz

Weekly report on NZ carbon market – warts and all. 

Scion – NZ’s forest research institute 

www.scionresearch.com/

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

Tane’s Tree Trust 

www.tanestrees.org.nz/

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 

www.teara.govt.nz/en/
trees-in-the-rural-landscape

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

Trees for Bees 

www.treesforbeesnz.org/

or 

http://www.fedfarm.org.nz/
membership/Industry-Groups/
Trees-for-Bees.asp

Online information and resources including regional planting guides. 

WoodCo – Wood Council of New Zealand Inc 

http://www.woodco.org.nz/

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

WoodMatters 

www.pfolsen.com/nz_
index.php?sect=ezine

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 

www.woodweek.com

www.fridayoffcuts.com

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

 

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