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

NZ Falcon Breeding Research Update

The third breeding season of the joint research project has seen mixed success. A higher proportion of nests have failed, for a variety of reasons; the wetter weather has almost certainly been a factor. Approximately 20 chicks have been banded from 10 different...

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Safe Start Breakfast

This year the Safe Start Breakfast was again held in the Taieri Rugby Clubrooms. This event is always an important opportunity to look back on the previous year’s health and safety achievements and congratulate and award those individuals and crews who had excellent...

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Contractor Certification

By Willie Sinclair of Wenita. At the start of 2018 we set a goal to have all our harvesting and silviculture crews achieve Safetree Contractor Certification before the end of the year, and we have now achieved that goal. We would like to congratulate Johnson Forestry...

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Fire Season

All fires within 1km of the forest estate require a permit 365 days of the year. Outside the 1km perimeter the following seasonal rules apply: Open Season: If you can meet the conditions, you can burn. Restricted Season: Fire by permit only. Prohibited Season: Total...

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Riparian Planting

During September, Wenita undertook the final stage of the native planting project along a section of Otokia Stream in our Hopehill block (see picture). A 700m section of the stream was planted downstream from the existing plantings established in 2014 and 2018. Plants...

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