Thursday, 25 May 2017
New Zealand is facing bigger trade barriers than ever before, particularly by manufacturers trying to add value to exports. The Government should “pull out all the stops” to grow the New Zealand manufacturing sector in a world where protectionism is increasing sharply. So said Brian... more
Thursday, 25 May 2017
Last week at the invitation of Prime Minister Bill English, I travelled with a small New Zealand contingent from the primary industries sector on a trade mission to Japan.  The focus of the visit was on business opportunities through a range of meetings in Tokyo and Sapporo in Japan’s... more
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
Keith Robertson of Windsor says: “ It has been a busy time at Windsor the last few years with a number of New Zealand based CDK (Continuous Drying Kiln) projects either completed or near completion. These past weeks we have just commissioned another two CDK systems one of which is a... more
Friday, 10 Mar 2017
NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards are delighted to announce the Winners for 2017!  Results are now available for viewing on the NZ Wood website: Click here to view The Gala Dinner guests were entertained by MC Jackie Clarke last Thursday and celebrated the announcements of the... more
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
WPMA in association with Property Council... more
Wednesday, 08 Feb 2017
MARTIN DE RUYTER/FAIRFAX NZ Jon Tanner, chief executive of the Wood Processors and Manufacturers Association says a wooden building weighs less than a steel concrete structure with obvious benefits in both construction and resilience in an earthquake. SUPPLIED Wellington Airport... more
Friday, 16 Dec 2016
Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2017!   The Team at WPMA would like to extend their gratitude for your support throughout the year. We look forward to working with you in 2017 and wish you all happy and safe holidays. With our Best Wishes   Jon, Jeff, Debbie &... more
Thursday, 15 Dec 2016
MEDIA RELEASE: Exterior Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Breakthrough 15 December 2016 New Zealand exterior wood specialist Abodo has achieved another first – an exterior CLT panel made exclusively from thermally modified radiata pine. The CLT panel is made up of hundreds of 150x50 sections of Abodo’s Vulcan Cladding – a thermally modified radiata pine product,... more
Friday, 09 Dec 2016
Timber Design Award Finalists Announced! NZ Wood are delighted to announce the Stage One Finalists for the Resene Timber Design Awards 2017!  Click here to view: NZ Wood had strong support... more
Wednesday, 26 Oct 2016
You will probably have seen or at least heard about the TV One Q & A programme screened last Sunday.  The programme focussed on log shortages to domestic processors in the regions and more particularly on Northland and Gisborne regions.  Mark Hansen from Rosvall Sawmill in Whangarei... more
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