Discover New Zealand radiata pine
Forestry is a significant industry in New Zealand, contributing an annual gross income of around $5 billion, 3 percent of New Zealand’s GDP. The industry directly employs around 20,000 people. Wood products are New Zealand’s third largest export earner behind dairy and meat.
New Zealand’s timber industry is based around sustainably managed forests, covering approximately 7 percent (1.751 million hectares) of New Zealand’s land area.
The industry is entering exciting times as forests planted in recent decades reach maturity and wood production volumes are expected to significantly increase in the coming years.
The following pages contain a wealth of information about New Zealand’s radiata pine industry and if you need to know anything else we would be happy to help.