Forest Measurement New Zealand Ltd

Profile

Forest Measurement New Zealand Limited is a company specializing in providing accurate and consistent forest information to forest owners to enhance their operational and strategic decision making processes, was established in 1994.

We believe our long lasting reputation is a result of our adherence to systems, our integrity and quality. We take advantage of one of our most stable characteristics. We are proudly a Gisborne based company using Gisborne Resources.


Services

Forest Measurement New Zealand Limited is a proud member of the New Zealand Institute of Forestry, which is a corporation that aims to bring high quality services to its members.

Technical Services presently taken by Forest Measurement New Zealand Limited

We believe our long lasting reputation is a result of our adherence to systems, our integrity and quality.

Within this fast changing world and business environment we take advantage of one of our most stable characteristics; we are a proudly Gisborne based company, using Gisborne based staff and associated Gisborne based partners while working throughout the North Island. We provide the following services:

  1. Forest inventories using MARVL or Atlas Cruiser for strategic and operational decision making.

  2. Auditing of forest inventories conducted by other forest information suppliers.

  3. Silvicultural plotting far QC and management information purposes.

  4. PSP measurement programme & organization.

  5. Establishment of trials in corporate R&D programmes.

  6. Maintenance & measurement of R&D programmes, including genetic scoring.

  7. Volume and Taper studies; data collection.

 

About Us

Our Staff

A forestry graduate from the Netherlands, Kees met Kay in Nepal and they arrived home in Gisborne in 1987. He now runs Forest Measurement Ltd, a forestry consultant and contracting business. He believes the goal to grow one's own food is in every man's heart and that's one of the reasons he started Knapdale Farm.

About Forest Measurement New Zealand Limited

A company specializing in providing accurate and consistent forest information to forest owners to enhance their operational and strategic decision making processes, was established in 1994. Forest Measurement is owned by Kees Weytmans and his abridged CV follows:

1979 Tropical forest inventory in Surinam, South America and validating volume equations through the Surinamese Forest Service and the Dutch School of Forestry.

1980-1982 Integrated Rural Development Programme, Timber Supply Officer to the Project, forest inventory and community forestry development through GTZ, Bonn.

1983-1984 Firewood plantations establishment in Somalia through CARE International, New York.

1985-1987 Community forestry and nursery establishment in Nepal through VSO, London.

1988-1998 Growing and exporting muskmelons to Japan through Sunrise Coast.

1994- present Inventory and technical forest services under the name Forest Care (Gisborne) Ltd. We changed our name to Forest Measurement NZ Ltd in 2002 in order to provide focus to the measurement as opposed to management of forest resources.

2001-2005 GeoMetrics. The spatial services and mapping sub division of Forest Measurement NZ Ltd, now discontinued.

2004- present Developing Knapdale Eco Lodge on sustainable and semi permacultural principles in order to provide an outstanding and safe eco experience and accommodation & hospitality services.

2006 Kees was awarded the Husqvarna Farm Forester of the Year Award by the NZFFA for the quality and variety of exotic and indigenous tree planting at Knapdale since 1991.

 

Contact Us

Our Location

Forest Measurement New Zealand Limited is 12km's drive from Gisborne City. You can click on the map to the right for driving directions.

Address

Forest Measurement NZ Ltd
114 Snowsill Road
Waihirere, Rural Delivery Zone 1
Gisborne, Midland Region 4071

kees@forestmeasurement.co.nz

Contact Numbers

Telephone:  64 6 862 5006
Facsimile:  64 6 862 5006
Email:

Individual Contact Numbers

Kees Weytmans:  64 27 446 5658

 

Forest Measurement New Zealand Ltd