Environmental Policy and Objectives

Our Commitment to the Environment Timberlands works with and respects nature. Sustainable management is Timberlands’ central theme and focus, with a strict commitment and adherence to: Ensuring healthy forests forever National and international statutory requirements Environmental guidelines using best forestry practices and industry codes of practice International Environmental Management Standard ISO 14001 Achievement of Forest […]

TIMBERLANDS – AN OVERVIEW

Wood Supply Timberlands is the largest supplier of exotic logs on the West Coast, contributing an estimated 90 percent of local production. Approximately 60 -70 percent of these logs are processed on the West Coast, the exceptions being log grades such as chipwood which are currently unable to be processed locally. Employment In forestry and […]

Gorse battles with Spider Mite

Gorse spider mites are literally sucking the life out of gorse bush and helping to control the spread of the hardy shrub around the Granville area of the Grey Valley. “The gorse spider mite, (Tetranychus lintearius) builds its web on gorse branches and lives on the plants’ sap, slowing the vigorous growth of the plant”, […]

Timberlands Low Impact Aerial Harvesting

HISTORY OF AERIAL HARVESTING Aerial harvesting was first trialed in Scotland in 1956. Numerous further trials were conducted during the late 1950s and 60s in Russia, North America and Scandinavia.  By 1972 the use of helicopters had become an accepted practice in a number of countries.   In New Zealand, helicopter harvesting trials since the […]

TWC Awards Graham Williams Memorial Scholarship

Levis Guenole, of Greymouth, has been awarded Timberlands West Coast Ltd’s Graham Williams Memorial Scholarship for 1999. A third generation West Coaster Levis, who received his education at Kumara Junction and Greymouth High Schools, will attend Lincoln University where he will study for a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in forestry. Levis’ interest in forestry has […]

Environmental Policy Statement

Our Commitment to the Environment Timberlands works with and respects nature. Sustainable management is Timberlands’ central theme and focus, with a strict commitment and adherence to: ensuring healthy forests forever national and international statutory requirements environmental guidelines using best forestry practices and industry codes of practice. International Environmental Management Standard ISO 14001 achievement of Forest […]

Sustaining Our Natural Heritage

As you learn about what needs to be done to save our forests from extinction, you can check out Superb casinos where you stand to win tons of cash prizes. Our Native Forests Despite legal protection New Zealand’s mainland forest communities are continuing to deteriorate.  Even our National Parks’ ecosystems are threatened. Forest clearance, unsustainable […]

Timberlands Submits Largest Wildlife Surveys of North Westland’s Forests

The result of what are probably the most comprehensive and extensive birdlife surveys in the West Coast region for twenty years have just been released by Timberlands West Coast Ltd. They were commissioned by Timberlands as part of a wider ecological assessment for the sustainable management of beech. Of natural interest, these surveys evaluate the […]

Accounting Policies

STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTING POLICIES REPORTING ENTITY: Timberlands West Coast Limited is a State Owned Enterprise registered under the Companies Act 1993. The Group consists of Timberlands West Coast Limited and its subsidiary New Zealand Sphagnum Exports Limited. Timberlands West Coast Limited is a reporting entity for the purposes of the Financial Reporting Act 1993. The […]

Notes

Notes to Financial Statements For Year ended 31 March 1998 1998 1997 1998 1997 $000 $000 $000 $000 Group Parent 1. INTEREST INCOME From special purpose species fund 338 347 338 347 From general investment funds 529 403 523 396 867 750 861 743 2. AUDITORS REMUNERATION Audit fees 44 33 40 28 Other services […]

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