Company Profile

CNI Forest Management Limited provides qualified management services and performs all labour based silviculture forestry operations, and has now entered its 11th year of business, operating from it's Rotorua headquarters with crews operating from virtually anywhere in New Zealand, but primarily:

  • Whakatane
  • Kawerau
  • Rotorua
  • Tokoroa
  • Taupo
  • Murupara

Silvicultural Solutions Limited (SSL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of CNI Forest Management Ltd which directly employs between 200 and 250 personnel and outsources sub-contractors to perform forest establishment and tending operations during peaks in work programs.

CNI Forest Management Limited main focus is to provide a high standard of work quality. This is evident through 10 years of continuous work with major forestry companies in the Central North Island.

CNI Forest Management have an in-house forester who can coordinate your work programme, liaise with our clients, provide various reports & manpower forecasts that enable us to effectively manage your work. If needed, we can arrange independent data collection for stand return record purposes. We have a quality assurance system which is enforced through training and the implementation of quality control procedures.

Training Awards

CNI Forest Management Limited is proactive in advancing skill levels and work opportunity within the forest industry; receiving Training Company of the Year and a finalist in consecutive years of the annual FITEC Training awards.  We provide work and industry exposure to approved pre-employment training providers.

Strategic Alliances

CNI Forest Management Limited was successful in negotiating a long-term strategic business partnership with Fletcher Challenge Forests in November 1998.  Currently CNI works for Kaingaroa Timberlands Limited, PF Olsen Limited & Hancock Forest and has worked for a number of other smaller forest owners over the last 10 years.

Safety First

CNI Forest Management Ltd has it's own in-house training crew and is fully committed to providing a safe working environment for all associated with our organisation. We strive to ensure that all personnel have the skills, knowledge and training required to perform all tasks safely and productively to NZQA levels.

What makes us unique

One of our core strengths, is that we have the skills & man-power to tackle even the biggest jobs. We remove the need for multiple contractors, rather delivering a 'one-stop-shop' by combining all facets of silviculture management. Our pricing is extremely competitive and the quality of our workmanship and health & safety standards is incredibly high. We have achieved ACC Tertiary Accreditation September 2009.