FOA Publications

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Forest Practice Guides

Edition 1, August 2018 (live from 5 October 2018)

A series of 28 guides to best practice in earthworks and construction, tracks, bridges, vegetation, and slash management.

FOA can provide a printout of this PDF, please complete the online form.  NOTE this just a printout of the .pdf, not a publication quality document but it does have a hard cover and wire binding.

NZ Forest Road Engineering Manual and NZ Roading Engineering Manual Operators Guide (both printed 2012)

The manual includes the full NZ Road Engineering Manual and the quick reference Roading Operators Guide.   Both are currently out of print but due to be updated and reprinted in 2019.

Soft copies are available here.

Environmental Fact Sheets

FOA regularly publishes a range of Environmental Fact Sheets. These are accessible from the File Library and Resources section of this website.

Facts & Figures

Order here or download in soft copy here.

Best Practice Guides


Breaking Out.


 NZIER Plantation Forestry Statistics Report 

21 March 2017 Report

National Exotic Forest Description (NEFD)

2017 version available from Te Uru Rakau

From Principles to Practice

The New Zealand Sustainable Forest Management Story (published March 2004) is out of print. An electronic copy is available for download here.