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Forest Managers of Kaingaroa Timberlands 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.

log your incidents - 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.

 Log into SEAMS to assist us in achieving our mission to be the best and safest production forest in the world - mō āke tonu atu


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