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FOA Publications

 If you require further information on any of these publications please email us.

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 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information and pricing. 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. 

Soft copies are available here.

Both the full Manual and the Operators Guide are scheduled for updating to reflect recent legislative changes.

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 downloaded in soft copy here.

NZIER Plantation Forestry Statistics Report 

21 March 2017 Report.

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.