Latest News & Information
Stay informed on the latest news and information relating to forestry activities in the District.
Horse riders in the District will be pleased to hear that all horse trails through Tūhaitara Coastal Park opened on Saturday 13 October.
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.
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.
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.
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.