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Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018
It's been a busy few weeks as WPMA continues with the 2018 Regional Meeting schedule.  We've just held events in Nelson, Christchurch and Invercargill.  These well-attended meetings are an excellent opportunity to catch up with members on specific regional manufacturing issues.  They are also a... more
Thursday, 24 May 2018
Auckland could soon be home to the country's first timber high-rise tower. Click here to view News Hub item Building experts are currently discussing possible locations for the skyscraper, which they believe is a safer and more environmentally friendly option. World's tallest wooden... more
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
NZ Wood has announced the eagerly-awaited Stage Two Finalists for the 2018 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards. This is New Zealand’s only timber design award event and allows engineers,... more
Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018
                         WPMA held its Regional Meeting in Gisborne last week in conjunction with Activate Tairawhiti and talk about perfect timing......   We arrived in Gisborne the day before, as Mayor Meng Foon told the meeting,  that Gisborne District Council would... more
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
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