About Us

Wenita Forest Products Limited is the largest producer of timber in Otago.

Wenita manages a forest area of 30,000 hectares with 14 staff and approximately 120 contractors. We have three main forests in Otago-Mt Allan, Berwick and Otago Coast-mainly growing radiata pine.

Wenita is a private New Zealand-registered and operated company owned by Taieri Forests Ltd, which has three shareholders: New Forests (ANZFF2), Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP (APG) and Pension Protection Fund (PPF) Investment Holdings 1 Limited.


To be a responsible, influential and profitable forestry company, recognised locally and internationally as a preferred supplier of high-quality softwood log products which are produced from sustainable plantation forests.


To be a preferred log supplier and employer, dedicated to our core principles of safety, sustainability and profitability.



The timeline below shows key events in Wenita’s history.