The Forestry Story

A great place to work

Forestry is a fast-growing sector offering a broad range of career opportunities whether you're just setting out on your career, or looking for a career change with great potential.

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About the sector

Forestry is a major contributor to New Zealand's economy, and to the environment. Take a look at who is involved and how the sector works.

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For employers

Where to go for advice on recruitment and support for your business.

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Sustainability and safety

Great for the environment

When you choose a career in forestry, you're choosing a 'green' career. Find out about the increasingly important role forestry plays in reducing our carbon footprint, supporting native species, and protecting the environment.

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Dispelling the myths

There are a few misconceptions out there about the forestry sector, the role it plays, and some forestry activities. Find out the real story.

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Forestry involves working with a lot of heavy machinery in some pretty remote locations – find out about how we're making safety a top priority and what we do to make sure workers are taken care of.

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