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New Zealand Tree Grower, May 2023

  • President's Comment (Access: unrestricted)
    Neil Cullen
    At our recent conference in Timaru I was elected as your President.This is my second term in the role and already I can see that the demands and expectations have grown…
  • The 2023 Conference Council meeting and AGM (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Howard Moore
    Timaru is a lovely town that does not take itself too seriously. An Aucklander might ask ‘When does it open?’ but Aucklanders run on anxiety and die young. Timaru is…
  • The NZFFA conference in Timaru How was it for you? (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Julian Bateson
    I have just returned from the Timaru conference and am writing this while the experience is fresh in my mind. The South Canterbury branch were either very lucky, or their…
  • Awards in farm forestry for 2023 (Access: NZFFA membership)
    The NZFFA awards for the year 2023 were, as usual part, of the conference held in Timaru. The presentations were made at the dinner on the Saturday evening. Husqvarna have…
  • Husqvarna South Island Farm Foresters of the Year 2023 Peter and Jane Evans (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Patrick Milne
    Peter and Jane Evans farm is on the Pareora Gorge Road 25 km west of Timaru. It is predominantly a traditional beef and sheep farm with upwards of 100 hectares…
  • NZ Landcare Trust Award for Innovation in Sustainable Farm Forestry Alistair and Raylene Stammers (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Neil Cullen
    The Stammers family farm is eight kilometres north of Milton in South Otago. Their 440-hectare farm has, as its western boundary the east branch of the Tokomairiro River and the…
  • North Island Husqvarna Farm Forester of Year 2023 Dave Gratton (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Hamish Levack
    Applications to be the farm forester of the year are judged on four criteria – personal effort in growing trees, service to the community, forestry knowledge and service to the…
  • Mapping wind risk for New Zealand’s plantation forests (Access: unrestricted)
    Les Dowling
    New Zealand’s plantation forests appear to be facing increasing climate-related risks. Wind damage is the most important natural non-biological risk, affecting nearly twice as much forest area as fires. To…
  • Smooth-barked ribbon gums (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Elizabeth Miller and Matt Buys
    Most trees, including eucalypts, possess an elongated stem or woody trunk which produces secondary limbs or branches. As a tree grows, the outer layer of the stem needs to expand…
  • Grants which will benefit small-scale forest owners (Access: unrestricted)
    Julian Bateson
    We all know about the Forest Growers Levy, or we should do. For every log sold a levy of 33 cents a tonne is taken and the money used for…
  • We have formed a Poplar Action Group (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Howard Moore
    Paul Simon liked trees.You may remember back in 1973 he released a track called Kodachrome with the opening lyric –  ‘When I drive around the countryside in autumn, I’m cheered…
  • Harvestline as a versatile cable hauler for small forest owners (Access: NZFFA membership)
    John Schrider and Jack Palmer
    An increasing number of harvesting contractors now include a small, versatile and relatively low capital cost cable hauler, the Harvestline, as part of their steep-slope harvesting machinery. A recent work…
  • The important role of land owners in the Emissions Trading Scheme (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Mathilde and Ollie Batelier-Belton
    This article is part of a series about the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.  It is admitted that the Emissions Trading Scheme is an ever-evolving system which is complex, convoluted…
  • A weekend with the NZFFA Patron Eric Appleton (Access: NZFFA membership)
    Cynthia Barnard
    This short article is just a ‘teaser’ for the fuller version in the August issue when there will be more space available. Over four days at the end of February…
  • A visit by Australian durable eucalypt growers and processors (Access: unrestricted)
    Marco Lausberg and Harriet Palmer
    A group of Australian durable eucalypt growers and processors have been in the South Island recently, visiting research, development facilities and trial sites. The group from the eastern seaboard of…


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