Latest News & Information

Stay informed on the latest news and information relating to forestry activities in the District.

    Tūhaitara Coastal Park Trails Opening

    Horse riders in the District will be pleased to hear that all horse trails through Tūhaitara Coastal Park opened on Saturday 13 October.

    Harvest Moving from the Coast

    The harvest continues to travel on at a fair pace and our contractors moved into Block 3 adjacent to Pegasus township to harvest windblown trees. They will also tidy up the edge of the forest to make it safe, as the remainder of this block will be harvested in 2019.

    Making Good Progress on the Harvest

    Our contractors are on track with the harvest of our coastal forestry blocks.  The work in Kairaki on Block 9 adjacent to the motor camp is nearly completed and the blocks being harvested in Pines Beach are well underway.

    Harvest Update – Safety is Key

    Our contractors Laurie Forestry are moving into the next phase of harvest in The Pines Beach and Kairaki area, with preparation for work on Block 7 (please see map) starting this Friday 6 July. In addition, it’s a good time to remind the public that safety is paramount in operations of this kind.

    Update on Harvest Activities

    If you are in the Woodend Beach area, you will see some large harvest machinery and equipment as we gear up to start preparations for the harvest of the coastal forest.