New fixed head felling machine

New fixed head felling machine

Griffin Logging has added a new felling machine to its operations. Wenita had been keen on adding a fixed head into the mix for some time, and Griffin Logging’s Shane Griffin took this on board and purchased a fixed felling head on a John Deere 959. Operator Marty...
Forest access – Level 2

Forest access – Level 2

From Wednesday, September 8, Wenita’s forest access permit system will reopen. Please follow the usual procedure here from Wednesday: https://access.wenita.co.nz/bookings/general-access/create. Information on forest access, including our Forest Access Guide, is here:...
Planting season about to begin

Planting season about to begin

The 2021 winter planting season is planned to begin after Queen’s Birthday Weekend. This year we will plant cutover areas at South Akatore and Allanton, and a small area remaining at Waronui, a total of about 525ha. Additionally, there is approximately 370ha to plant...
Safetree leadership workshops

Safetree leadership workshops

In early May, the Forest Industry Safety Council (FISC) ran two two-day Safetree Leadership Workshops for Wenita supervisors, contractor principals, contractor foremen and senior crew members. What is the Safetree Leadership workshop about? The true test of leadership...