Tenco is one of New Zealand’s largest exporters of forest products. We have built to this position since 1991 when the company was set up to export lumber to growing Asian export markets. Experience and reputation count; from small beginnings Tenco has become the largest independent exporter of New Zealand lumber and New Zealand’s 4th largest log exporter. Tenco has a regular shipping program of their own log vessels and in combination with these and other ships currently calls at 7 New Zealand ports (5 North Island and 2 South Island).
Tenco buys standing forests. Tenco currently has a number of forests which they purchased at harvestable age to log over a number of years for export and domestic markets. Tenco also regularly buys smaller tracts of forest to harvest immediately or immature forests to hold until harvest time. Tenco is interested in broadening the base of owners from whom it purchases forests and stands of trees. A deal with Tenco is a certain transaction. The owner and Tenco will agree on a value of the tree crop and then Tenco will pay this amount to the owner either in a lump sum amount or on rate per volume unit out-turn from the forest depending on the nature of the tree crop.
Tenco knows there are a lot of farmers who have trees that are close or ready to harvest and will be asking themselves how they should proceed with the sale of their trees. For some farmers the kind of certain transaction with money in the bank could well be appealing. Tenco is actively interested in buying harvestable forests or trees from areas including all the North Island (except the Gisborne and East Coast districts) and Nelson & Marlborough in the South Island .
If you own a forest in this area (16 years and older) and are ready to enter into this kind of agreement Tenco is interested to develop something with you.
Please contact: Josh.Bannan@tenco.co.nz
Work: +64 7 357 5356 Mobile: +64 21 921 595 www.tenco.co.nz
Sharing the Love...
We love our forests and NZ Wood wants others to appreciate them too.
December saw the start of the first phase of a campaign to engage the hearts and minds of New Zealanders about our forests. Funded by the Forest Growers Levy Trust, the campaign has been developed by the joint Forest Owners (FOA) and Farm Forestry (FFA) promotions committee, chaired by the FOA’s Paul Nicholls.
“Its aim is to promote and profile the forest growing industry in a positive light and educate the general public and politicians about the huge value the industry brings to New Zealand and New Zealanders,” he says.
Liane Donovan of Donovan PR is managing the campaign on behalf of FOA. “We’ve used real people to tell the story in three themes: the value to the economy, the environmental benefits and the
recreational opportunities,” she explains.
During New Zealand’s busy travel season, through to the end of March, the messages are being carried on external and internal digital billboards at Wellington Airport and billboards in members’ forests around the country, she says. These are being supported by magazine advertisements in Air New Zealand’s Kia Ora magazine, NZ Logger and the Sunday Star-Times.
An independent research project was undertaken to help the team understand public perceptions of the forest industry and to guide planning of an ongoing marketing programme. Information about the campaign has been sent out to all FOA and FFA members.