Silviculture Services

CNI Forest Managmement provides specialist silviculture services and is responsible for managing a wide range of operations, presently our work programme includes:

  • Planting - 6000 Hectares per year
  • Pruning - 7000+ Hectares per year
  • Thinning to waste - 5500 Hectares per year
  • Providing labour services for other associated forestry operations

We run 16 non-saw crews of 11 men per crew, and 5 saw crews - each consisting of around 7 men. All employees undergo on-site, NZQA-based training relevant to the operation they're working on.

Our goal for each of our crew memebers is for them to gain & hold the relevant NZQA units for all silvicultural operations.