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  • Husqvarna North Island Farm Foresters of the Year 2019 - Gordon and Trish Levet (Access: unrestricted)
    August 2019
    Gordon and Trish Levet are sheep farmers and they are good sheep farmers. Gordon, now in his mid eighties, has managed the family farm Kikitangeo near Wellsford since 1961. But…
  • A family project growing radiata pine (Access: unrestricted)
    Tony and Chree Barker, February 2015
    In the May 2014 issue of Tree Grower an article covered the harvest of Tony and Chree Barker’s trees in 2013. This article explains how and when the land was…
  • Harvesting a private woodlot (Access: unrestricted)
    Darrin Collett, May 2014
    This article focuses on harvesting and marketing a woodlot at Kaukapakapa, north of Auckland. During my 23 years of experience in forestry I have found that harvesting and marketing private…
  • Redwoods by Kaipara harbour (Access: unrestricted)
    Harley and Margaret Gray, May 2012
    In 2004 we agreed to participate in a clonal redwood trial organised by Wade Cornell. Our participation was of interest because we are probably at the northern extreme for this…
  • From kauri to eucalypt (Access: unrestricted)
    John Furniss, May 2012
    My grandfather, John Hoyle Furniss after whom I was named, moved from the damp misty peat lands of Rotowaro near Huntly to Ahuroa near Warkworth at the end of World…
  • Growing high value tree species in the Lower North (Access: unrestricted)
    Wade Cornell, May 2012
    Wade Cornell purchased his Waiatarua property in the Waitakere foothills in 1987. The soils are mostly heavy clays but not untypical of many areas in the north. Since then he…
  • Lower North - Geology, geography and a short-ish history (Access: unrestricted)
    Peter Berg and Peter Riley, May 2012
    The Lower North branch of the NZFFA extends over a distance of approximately 100 km. It is generally considered to stretch from the centre of Auckland city, the Manukau Harbour…
  • A planted indigenous forestry project (Access: unrestricted)
    Harley and Margaret Gray, February 2012
    In the November 2005 issue of Tree Grower we wrote an article entitled ‘Starting from scratch’ which described the early stages of our small forestry project on Kaipara South Head. This is…
  • Husqvarna North Island Farm Forester of the Year 2010 - Gordon Perry (Access: unrestricted)
    Author not published, August 2010
    Gordon Perry lives at Hoteo, just a short distance from NZFFA founder Neil Barr’s farm. Gordon, his father and brother, purchased the property of 140 hectares from the Steventon family…

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