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 Forest estate, spanning across 200,000 ha in the central North Island of 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
  • 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

Community News

2021 Recreational 'SAFETY Snapshot' Photo Competition

The Kaingaroa & Rotoehu Hunting & Fishing
"SAFETY Snapshot" photo competition, for 2021,
is now OPEN. Click here to submit your entry. Entries close Sunday 26 September 2021.



Refer to Health & Safety for latest safety alerts.

new 0800 number to lodge incidents

0800 TL INCIDENT (0800 854 624)

To ensure incidents are reported within 3 days, please lodge any 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 TIMBERLANDS' mission, to be the safest production forest in the world mo ake tonu atu, TIMBERLANDS Limited has implemented a new OHS digital platform, SEAMS. Refer to SEAMS for more information.

forest Access

Commercial Operations
For current informaton regarding commecial forest operations see Forest Access.

Recreational Access
Recreational Access for hunting and fishing in Kaingaroa and Rotoehu Forests is now OPEN. See Recreational Forest Access for further information.

COVID-19 Restrictions Now at Level 1

TIMBERLANDS-managed forests are now operating under COVID-19 Level 1 restrictions, however we must remain vigiliant to keep COVID-19 out of our forests.

See here to download an SRP Sign Off Form and to veiw the lists of Approved COVID-19 SRPs for Third Parties & Subcontractors.


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