Marlborough Forest Industry Association

    Forest Industry newsletters

    Here are all the newsletters dating back to 2004. They contain a wealth of useful information.

    Oct 2013 - 2013 annual report, increased harvesting, increased efficiencies, small scale and large scale co-operation, up coming farm forestry conference.

     Sept 2012 - 2012 is year of innovation in forestry, Grand Tour of Wairau Forestry, New Rural Fire Authority with Frequently asked Questions and Answers

    Dec 2011 - Michael Cambridge new president, award winning Marlborough wood house, Growing trees for Profit and Pleasure, Carbon Credits - where to from here

    June 2011 - Extreme weather event report, Brendon Whitley's report on Korea and coastal China, Innovation from Austria, Residues to Revenues conference report by Ron Sutherland, Graham Sharland obituary

    June 2010 - Kevin Parkes with stumpage fluctuations over 5 years, Biodiesel for forest industry, Heavier log trucks set to benefit forest industry

    August 09 - Jowers family environmental award winners, Kaituna Mill field day focusing on pruning, case for framing grade regime by Aaron Robinson

    March 09 - Marlborough Boys College forestry industry training, Forestry in the Emissions Trading Scheme, Brendon Whitley profile, subdivision in the Wakamarina, treasure trove in the pines - how much biodiversity?

    January 09 - Fire feature, Rural Fire districts by Peter Gilbert, Fire safety and traiing by Graham Sharland, Fire Insurance for forest owners by Murray Turbitt, 08/09 fire season preparedness by Aaron Robinson, George Shallcrass profile.

    Sept 08 - Spotlight on Wood Energy in Marlborough seminar, Berl report summary, Windthrow report Bert Hughes, New Environment Code - Graham Sharland, Environment Award winner Bert Hughes.

    May 08 - Low log prices, Sustainable forestry bulletin, 1st Manuka Island field trip

    March 08 - NZWood programme, Benefitting from carbon trading, Wood for bioenergy and biofuel, Solid wood paanels for multi storey buildings, fire preparedness, Greenair fund seminar report, Flexible land use alliance.

    Nov 07 - Kevin Parkes - new president, Johns MacKenzie's chairman's report, The Zindia story, Weyerheuser market report, Paul van der Voort profile, Wood the Wonder Material by Jim Anderton, Carbon Credits an opportuity for foresters by Vern Harris

    Sept 07 - Forest Industry Development Agenda, NZWood roadshow, Carbon storage in trees explained, Log prices, Shakespeare visit by Penny Wardle

    July 07 - Export log chaos by Rick Osborne, Reducing ACC levies by Graham Sharland, Award winning Conrass Forest report by Dave Williams, What makes a tree grow - courses run by Gary Ytsma of Marlborough Boys College.

    May 07 - Fire feature, Export log prices and effect on stumpage returns,

    March 07 - Deforestation and tree planting - effect of Govt policy, Smarter tree use offers big gains by Andy Buchanan,

    Nov 06 - John MacKenzie new president, Tackling climate change using trees and wood seminar, Bert Hughes annual report, Visit to MDC forest in Pukaka as part of AGM, Tamati Smith profile, Peter Gilbert profile, Port report by Rick Osborne, Wood a Hero product - NZ Govt press release, Barrie Holmes obituary.

    Sept 06 - Barging v trucking debate, Wilding pines, Eucalypt trials, Wood availablility forescasts for Nelson/Marlborough by Chas Perry, Where does all our wood go?

    June 06 - Canvastown fire by Gary Tait, Blazing Furore - new management for fire service? , underwater logging!!!

    July 05 - Environment award winners - Rob and Anneke Shuckard, Taipare, French Pass Road, Visit to Nelson Pine Industries plant by Kevin Parkes, Ross Macarthur obituary, Roundwood removals - Chas Perry.

    Sept 04 - First log shipment to India by Zindia, Sonic testing of logs, building a new world with wood, carbon storage and emissions, forests save most slopes, douglas fir solution

    March 04 - Bert Hughes new president, Kevin Parkes profile, Chinese approve NZ radiata





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