NZ Forest Owners Association
Welcome to the Forest Owners Association
The New Zealand Forest Owners Association (FOA) represents the owners of New Zealand's commercial plantation forests. The association and its members are committed to the highest standards of sustainable silviculture, environmental practice and workforce safety.
Plantation forestry is science-based and highly innovative. It is New Zealand's third largest export industry and a major regional employer. It is the industry with the greatest potential to transform New Zealand into a carbon-neutral economy where all land-based industries are environmentally sustainable.
Collaborating with contractors to lift safety performance - a case study Peter Clark, CEO, PF Olsen Ltd (Business Leaders Health & Safety Forum)
Forestry Safety Review
- Full Report - For the past nine months the Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel has engaged in a thorough process of consultation and analysis of the factors impacting health and safety in the forestry sector. This Final Report contains a package of practical recommendations that represent the first steps necessary to bring about long-term, system-wide and integrated changes (download Full Report .pdf 1.24 MB)
- Summary of Recommendations - This document is a summary of the findings of the Independent Forestry Safety Review. It has been produced by the Review Sponsors for the forestry industry. The Review Sponsors are the Forest Industry Contractors Association, the Forest Owners Association
and the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association (download Summary of Recommendations .pdf 745 KB)
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Forest Growers Levy Trust - information