Friday, 02 Mar 2018
  The 2018 NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards advise that ‘Stage One Entries’ are now open!   * NEW CATEGORY * NEW JUDGES * Showcase your examples of timber design excellence!  Both local and international companies will be looking to New Zealand for timber design inspiration in... more
Friday, 26 Jan 2018
Thursday, 25 January 2018, 7:12 pm Article: BusinessDesk NZ wood processors lobby govt for help against subsidised foreign rivals By Rebecca Howard Jan. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The Wood Processors & Manufacturers Association of New Zealand continues to lobby the government for more a... more
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018
Dear WPMA Members,   A Happy New Year to you all.   2018 has already started strongly for WPMA:   You may have seen (click here) a press article published last week stating WPMA's case for a fair market for logs in NZ.  As the top issue for our membership we will continue to beat this... more
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018
PrefabNZ’s CoLab comes at a pivotal time, providing the opportunity to upskill and meet all the right people in a fun, heartfelt environment. It’s an exemplary three days all about increasing construction productivity?through innovative prefab and offsite manufacture?processes. Together we can... more
Friday, 12 Jan 2018
New Zealand log exports hit a new record last year, underscoring the concerns of local manufacturers that the country is sending too many unprocessed logs overseas, posing a threat for local timber supply in the future and undermining the goal to add more value to exports.  The country exported... more
Monday, 18 Dec 2017
Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2018!   The team at WPMA would like to extend their gratitude for your support throughout the year. We pulled together to put wood processing and manufacturing on the national radar in 2017. ... more
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017
At the WPMA Industry Forum in Whangarei yesterday the Hon. Shane Jones announced reforms to the Overseas Investment Act in relation to forestry and wood processing.  I copy to you (below) the email received from Hon Jones on the changes being made.  On behalf of the WPMA, I'd like to sincerely... more
Friday, 20 Oct 2017
The NZ Wood Processors and Manufacturers' Association (WPMA) congratulates The NZ Labour Party, NZ First and The Green Party on successfully joining together to form the next government.     Mr Brian Stanley, Chair of WPMA, notes that, "this is a very important result for the NZ wood processing... more
Monday, 09 Oct 2017
Over the past week there have been two media releases regarding the shortage of logs in Northland.  Firstly TV 3 and Seven Sharp on Thursday 5 October and today the front page of the Northern Advocate. For further information please see the links... more
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