NEWS

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

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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Residue recovery

Residue recovery

Wenita has made some of our skid sites available for Azwood Energy to access biomass for its processing operations in Milburn. Azwood Energy has a contract to supply biomass hog fuel to the new Danone Nutricia Dairy Plant in the Clutha Valley. To get Azwoood started,...

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New Kaitangata walking track

New Kaitangata walking track

Some time ago we were approached by the Kaitangata community to create a walking track to an old fan house. This came to fruition in February, with the cutting of a benched track and clearing of the vegetation around the fan house itself. Our track was built by Jesse...

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