Provides a full range of Forest Management Services for the world renowned Kaingaroa Forest Estate

TIMBERLANDS Limited is a highly focused and experienced forest management company who acts on behalf of the Kaingaroa Timberlands Partnership, owner of New Zealand’s largest crown jewel plantation forest, the 189,000 ha Kaingaroa Forest estate (situated in the centre of the North Island, New Zealand).

Log Sales

For information regarding Domestic and Export Log & Chip Sales please refer to the Log Sales page of our website.

Forest Certification

TIMBERLANDS Limited (FSC-C004143) is committed to managing our forests to a high standard. This is recognised through the achievement of the  following Forest Certifications:

  • Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Principals and Criteria and the
  • Responsible Wood; NZ Standard for Sustainable Forest Management (NZS), which is endorsed by the Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).

Community News

Healthy Forests Teaching Kit

TIMBERLANDS Limited is proud to partner with Wingspan and Kleenex Tissues on the Healthy Forests Program with schools. Refer to the "Rare Species" section of our Environmental page to read more...

Recreational Photo Competition

The Kaingaroa & Rotoehu Hunting/Fishing SAFETY Snap Shot photo competition is CLOSED for 2019.


Forest Closures due to COVID-19 Level 4

All TL-Managed forests are CLOSED until further notice*.

Forest gates are locked and secured. FIRST Security are maintaining patrols 24/7.

Any enquiries regarding access for essential services please contact Timberlands Limited at info@tll.co.nz

*Whakarewarewa Forest is currently open to walkers and bikers, however users must comply with the Government directives of social distancing. This will be reviewed regularly.

Safety Warnings

Maximum Speed Limits

Commercial Operations & Access

For FOREST ACCESS  and CURRENT COMMERCIAL FOREST OPERATIONS information, refer to Forest Access.

Recreational Access

Recreational Access to Kaingaroa and Rotoehu Forests is  CLOSED. 

Environmental News

More Trees = More Falcons

Threatened native flacon does well in pine forests, and planting is on the rise. Refer to the "Rare Species" section of our Environmental page to read more...


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