Some suggestions for sources of information about the New Zealand plantation forest industry:
- NZ Wood – some good basic information about trees, forestry and wood products
- Forestry Facts and Figures – a concise annual summary of the NZ plantation forest industry
- NZ Farm Forestry Association – a plethora of information about all aspects of growing, harvesting and using trees
- NZ Planted Forests Portal – a major resource of economic and environmental information
- MPI Forestry – detailed statistics associated with NZ forestry.
The organisations involved in the New Zealand forest industry produce a range of publications, some of which have an educational objective:
- NZ Forest Owners Association
- NZ Farm Forestry Association
- Wood Processors and Manufacturers Association
- Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)
- Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)
- Ministry for the Environment (MfE)
Scion is home to the National Forestry Library and has a team of librarians who may be able to help you find the resources you need.
The New Zealand School of Forestry, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, also hosts a large library of forestry publications.