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Should we fight them on the beeches?

The environment movement is divided over timber harvest proposals for a small proportion of the West Coast beech forests. Guy Salmon writes that the decision on these forests should be firmly based on the central ethic of the environmental movement – sustainability – and it should be made by the Environment Court. A chainsaw sinking […]

Comparisons – Actual vs Forecast

The following table is a comparison of the performance targets approved in the Company’s Statement of Corporate Intent and actual performance for the year ended : Actual Forecast $000 Sales revenue: Exotic 14,180 13,300 Rimu 9,650 9,100 Beech 290 1,500 Net profit before interest and tax 4,605 2,780 Net profit after interest and tax 4,875 […]

WORKING IN FORESTRY

The forest industry offers a wide range of careers depending on your skills and what you enjoy doing. A forestry career can give you the opportunity to work outdoors or indoors, work with the latest technology and machinery or work with animals and plants. Its about long term, strategic planning (few other industries plan up […]

School Resources

Timberlands Green Monitor Newsletter –  a useful periodical with lots of interesting facts and figures about forestry on the West Coast. West Coast Beech Forest – this interesting resource provides a wide variety of useful information about the sustainable management programme for beech forest managed by Timberlands West Coast. Sustainable Forestry video – if you […]

Directors’ Report

The Directors of Timberlands West Coast Limited (Timberlands) present the tenth Annual Report together with the financial statements of the company for the year ended 31 March 2000. The following comments are in accordance with the requirements of Section 15 of the State Owned Enterprises Act 1986 (SOE Act), and other relevant legislation, and are […]

Timberlands West Coast Ltd awarded International Environmental Management Accreditation

Timberlands West Coast Ltd has been awarded the prestigious Green Dove ISO 14001 environmental management certification for the company’s forestry management methods. Following months of extensive analysis and auditing of the company’s environmental management systems by numerous organisations and bodies, culminating with the world’s largest standards certification organisation, SGS International Certification Services Pty Ltd; Timberlands’ […]

Comparisons – Actual vs S.C.I.

The following table is a comparison of the performance targets approved in the Company’s Statement of Corporate Intent (SCI) and actual performance for the year ended 31 March 2001. Note the performance targets are as reflected in the SCI, amended as directed by the Shareholding Ministers in December 2000. Actual SCI $000s Sales Revenue Exotic […]

Comparisons – Actual vs Budget

The following table is a comparison of the performance targets approved in the company’s Statement of Corporate Intent and actual performance for the year ended 31 March 1998: Actual Budget $000’s $000’s Sales revenue: Group Exotic 15,407 14,449 Rimu 10,046 8,702 Beech 309 2,584 Sphagnum moss 1,637 2,805 Net surplus before interest and tax 5,505 […]

Notes for Teachers

Introduction The aim of this education resource is twofold: To provide teachers and students with information about the West Coast and its forestry industry. To provide teachers with a framework to link this material into the New Zealand Curriculum documents and provide ideas as to how it could be used to facilitate authentic issue based […]

Directors

  Warren Young, Chairman A charted accountant and company director, Mr Young is a former partner of a major national accounting firm, and is also the chairman of the Hutt Valley Health Corporation Limited and a director of several other companies. He is a past director of Capital Power Limited and Met Service of NZ […]