Welcome to the ​Southern North Island Wood Council, providing a collective voice for the forestry sector in Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu, Wairarapa, Tararua and Wellington.

NEWS FEED

4 hours ago
Opinion: Fairly sharing the burden is necessary for climate success - NZ Herald

OPINION: The ETS in its present form cannot achieve zero net emissions.

21 hours ago

Supporting the region all the way thanks NZ Forestry https://nzforestry.co.nz/ - lets get along ot the Awards Dinner 7 May at the Awapuni Function Centre - tickets on sale at: ... See more

4 days ago
Farmers Weekly |

HOME NEWS ▾ AGRI BUSINESS DAIRY SHEEP BEEF ARABLE HORTICULTURE FORESTRY SALES RESULTS MY DAILY DIGEST OPINION PROPERTY ON FARM STORY PODCASTS VIRTUAL PUBLICATIONS ▾ Farmers Weekly Dairy Farmer ... See more

4 days ago

LAST DAY FOR NOMINATIONS TO THE SNIWC TRAINING AWARDS
Get those nominations in today, there has been a great response to the new look awards!
Don’t delay – tickets go on sale next ... See more

1 week ago

Nominations are coming in fast - last week to go then we close the doors Friday 9 April at 5pm. Go to the website and enter under the very easy & simple form ... See more

1 week ago

Last 7 days to get your nominations in to celebrate and recognise someone in the industry that you kow deserves that opportunity. Get onto the website and complete the easy nomination form online. ... See more

1 week ago
University of Karachi Climate Change Forum

Amazing trees around the world 🌴🌳😍

Please Plant trees Plant hope 🌳❤🌳

Help us to Plant Trees ... See more

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Wood Council members in this region:

  • Own or manage about 164,000 hectares of forest;

  • Are involved with 3 Regional Councils and 17 District or City Councils;

  • Employ about 1050 people in a range of jobs;

  • Produced about 1.7 million tonnes of logs in 2015;

  • Generated about $187 million worth of log sales revenue;

  • Underpin a further 2200 jobs in wood processing;

  • Have over 5500 stakeholders.

What we do

  1. Enable health & safety initiatives for members and support programmes and wellbeing in the sector.
  2. Provide a common focus that represents the view of its members and the industry as a whole.
  3. Take a proactive role in improving our regions perceptions of the forest industries.
  4. Have a role in influencing industry employment and quality training with a special focus on careers information for schools and school leavers.
  5. Ensure the industry adheres to best practice guidelines. ​
  6. Contribute to regional foundation plans to ensure infrastructure is well equipped to support the industry.

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