Forest Manager
of the world renowned
Kaingaroa Forest Estate

TIMBERLANDS Limited is an experienced forest management company who acts on behalf of the Kaingaroa Timberlands Partnership (the forest owner), to manage New Zealand’s iconic plantation forest, the Kaingaroa Timberlands Forest estate, spanning across 200,000 ha in the central North Island of New Zealand.

forest Access

Commercial Operations
See Forest Access for current informaton regarding commecial forest operations in the Whakarewarewa, Kaingaroa, Tarawera and Rotoehu Forests.

Recreational Access
Applications for Recreational Forest Access Permits for hunting & fishing in Kaingaroa and Rotoehu Forests are now OPEN.  Please click here for more information.

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
  • Responsible Wood; NZ Standard for Sustainable Forest Management (NZS), which is endorsed by the Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).
  • See Forest Certification for more details



Safety Alerts!

Refer to Health & Safety for latest safety alerts.

Refer to Fire for current fire danger levels.

Refer to our COVID-19 Status for further details.

 log your incidents to 0800 854 624

0800 TL INCIDENT - 0800 854 624

To ensure incidents are reported within 3 days, please log your incidents as soon as possible, to 0800 TL INCIDENT. This number operates 24 hours, 7 days per week.


The new OHS Digital Platform SEAMS is
now live!
To asist with achieving the mission of TIMBERLANDS Limited, to be the best and safest production forest in the world - mō āke tonu atu, we have implemented a new OHS digital platform, SEAMS. Check SEAMS out now for more information.

Log Sales

Refer to Log Sales for all Domestic and Export Log & Chip Sales information.




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