Nelson Forests Ltd

A company managed by Global Forest Partners LP (GFP), one of the world’s oldest and largest forestry investment managers and advisors.

NFL owns 78,000 hectares of high quality radiata pine plantations in the Nelson and Marlborough regions and includes the Kaituna Sawmill near Blenheim.


Public Access

For many individuals and groups the forest provides a perfect place to enjoy walking, hiking & mountain biking.


School resources

The use of wood can be seen everywhere today. From furniture to construction, from packaging to toilet paper and news print.


Fire awareness

We support the work of the Rural Fire Authorities in the Nelson/Tasman and Marlborough/Kaikoura regions.

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First Planting
% Processed Locally
People Employed

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NML’s forest management is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.

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We have an annual harvest of 1.1 million m³ and 55,000m³ of annual timber sales.

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We have an annual harvest of 1.1 million m³ and 55,000 m³ of annual timber sales

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NFL is now in its 4th rotation since the first in planting in 1927.

78,000 hectares of well managed forest

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