NEWS

Here you’ll find the Wenita news, updated each month.

Forest access reminder

Forest access reminder

Our forests are fantastic locations for recreational pursuits, and we are happy to share them with our community. To enter our forests, you need to obtain a permit via our online Forest Access System or, for some uses, by contacting us directly. Please look at the...

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Using technology to capture historic remains in Wenita forests

Using technology to capture historic remains in Wenita forests

The Southern Pacific Archaeological Research (SPAR) team recently carried out photogrammetry of the remains of a sod house in Wenita’s Allanton Forest block. It is part of an ongoing investigation into ways to help mitigate damage to sod features within production...

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TopSpot awards finally presented

TopSpot awards finally presented

Back in February, the Roxburgh 2 crew finally got to receive a stack of awards for their excellent performance in last year’s Top Spot competition, following a Covid-related delay. Every member of the crew picked up an award and received some great prizes, including...

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Planting season underway

Planting season underway

Winter has arrived, and planting season began for Wenita silviculture crews on May 24. This year we have a programme of around 1500ha, with about 500ha in the Wenita estate and approximately 1000ha of contracted planting, split between Ngai Tahu, Corisol New Zealand...

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Health and safety audit

Health and safety audit

Avid Plus conducted an audit of Wenita’s health and safety system in early February (led by Woodflow Manager Alec Cassie and [former] Health, Safety and Environmental manager Willie Sinclair) to identify opportunities for improvement. The assessment was a mix of...

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Partnering with Predator Free Dunedin

Partnering with Predator Free Dunedin

Wenita and our largest shareholder New Forests have partnered with Predator Free Dunedin to increase protection for native biodiversity. Predator Free Dunedin is a conservation collective of more than 20 organisations working to protect native biodiversity and...

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