southland Southland Forestry Open Day attracts local students

Published 13 April 2021

With the enthusiastic support of industry front-line staff, the 2021 Be the Future of Forestry Day went off without a hitch in Winton on 18 March.

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Otago Career expo attracts Queenstown's jobless

Published 16 June 2020

The future is looking a little brighter for some of those in Queenstown affected by Covid-19 job losses.

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Articles Frontline workers during lockdown

Published by Joy Hellyer | 25 May 2020

A recent MaoriTV online series featured frontline workers during lockdown.   Check out this video of a forester redeployed to orchard work while logging was closed during level 4.

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Articles Plan to grow forestry and wood-processing workforce

Published 25 May 2020

The Government is joining forces with the forestry and wood-processing sector to help attract a diverse workforce of more than 5000 additional people in a post-COVID-19 world, Forestry Minister Shane…

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training Forestry student encourages others to join sector

Published 25 May 2020

From a dairy farm at Dipton, Melvin (19) is in his second year of a four-year forestry science degree at the University of Canterbury.

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Articles Minister announces plan to grow forestry and wood-processing workforce

Published 5 May 2020

In a media release from the Beehive this week (1 May) Forestry Minister Hon Shane Jones has announced that as part of the Forestry and Wood Processing Workforce Action Plan…

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east coast Success for Sole Logging Ltd team members at SNIWC Awards

Published 14 January 2020

Sole Logging Ltd employee Gage O'Carroll won forestry trainee of the year at the 2019 Southern North Island Wood Council awards.

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Wellington Southern North Island Wood Council CEO talks about bringing forestry to the community

Published 14 January 2020

Business Central interviewed Southern North Island Wood Council CEO, Erica Kinder, about her focus on outreach helping to overcome the lack of understanding in the community about what forestry is…

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Articles New Zealand's first all-female forestry crew

Published 11 October 2019

Find out about New Zealand's first all-female forestry crew working in Kaingaroa Forest.

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Bay of Plenty Forest Training Steps Up

Published 10 September 2019

Money from Shane Jones' Provincial Growth Fund may soon be helping train more newcomers around New Zealand to make a career in forestry.

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east coast EWC programme opens forestry pathway for Tahi

Published 10 September 2019

The shake-up of vocational training in New Zealand has been welcomed by the forestry industry here, just as its own apprenticeship programme takes off.

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east coast Inzone forestry careers bus visits Gisborne and Tologa Bay

Published 23 August 2019

Groups of students all around the country have been learning about the wide range of career opportunities the forest industry has to offer with visits from the Forestry Careers Inzone…

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