FICA - Forest Industry Contractors Assn
Formed in 2002 by a nationwide group of forestry contractors, with the support of the NZ Forest Owners Association, with the aim of improving and fostering development in the forestry contracting industry.
FIEA - The Forest Industry Engineering Association
The Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) is an independent non-profit association, which encourages the adoption of new technologies by wood processing and manufacturing companies.
Competenz - Forest Industries Training & Education ITO
By 2025 the forestry industry is expected to need an additional 25,900 trained workers to replace the natural attrition of workers within the industry.
Future Forest Research
Future Forests Research Limited (FFR) is partnership between the New Zealand forest industry and New Zealand’s primary forest research organisation, Scion. This partnership brings a strong focus to research and development to improve the international competitiveness of New Zealand forestry and delivers wider environmental and community benefits.
Kyoto Forestry Associatoin
The Kyoto Forestry Association represents forest owners who have planted more than 200,000 ha of plantation forests in New Zealand since 1989. The carbon stored by these forests during the first Kyoto commitment period from 2008-2012 will provide most of the emission credits New Zealand will earn during this period.
Log Truck Safety Council
Information for the travelling public about the log truck segment of the NZ forest industry and what it is doing to make the roads of New Zealand safer to drive on. It is also a forum for the travelling public to use to report incidents of log truck driver behaviour (good and bad) and to get feedback from the operators concerned.
NZ Farm Forestry Assn
This national organisation represents the interests of the small tree grower with 3000 members in 29 branches throughout New Zealand.
NZ Institute of Forestry
Representing New Zealand’s forestry professionals since 1927.
Scion is a Crown Research Institute dedicated to research covering the entire forestry value chain and related areas of biomaterials science
The Douglas-fir Association
The Douglas-fir Association comprises companies involved in either growing or processing and production of New Zealand grown Douglas-fir timber. Also known as NZ Oregon, it is well-known and well-utilised by industry specialists across the country. The Association was established in 2004 to co-ordinate and advocate industry-wide issues.
The NZ Timber Industry Federation
The NZ Timber Industry Federation is a private organisation representing the interests of NZ sawmillers and others with an affiliation to the sawmilling industry
Wood Processors & Manufacturers Assn
The Wood Processors & Manufacturers Association of New Zealand (WPA) represents companies responsible for the primary processing of between 75 to 80 percent of New Zealand's wood.
Forest Growers Levy Trust Inc
The Forest Growers Levy Trust (FGLT) is a statutorily endorsed forest industry organisation and was established on 4 March 2013 to manage the proceeds of the newly introduced levy on plantation timber products coming from the forest.
The purpose of the FGLT is largely to help advance the New Zealand plantation forestry industry both domestically and internationally.
It is the responsibility of the FGLT to ensure that the money collected under the levy is appropriately invested in areas of research, development and promotion that will further advance NZ forestry here and overseas.
It is the belief of the Forest Growers Levy Trust that working together will make the forestry industry in New Zealand a more profitable, sustainable and safe environment in which to work.