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We are very active in New Zealand’s forestry sector, with specialist forestry lawyers across our practice advising on many of New Zealand’s largest forestry transactions and providing day-to-day legal solutions for a number of Australasia’s largest forestry management companies.

Our experience includes advising:

  • Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc on the sale of its Tasman Bay forestry assets (approximately 30,000 hectares) to Sumitomo Forestry Co., Limited.
  • New Forests Asset Management Pty Limited on all aspects of its New Zealand forestry portfolio, including a number of acquisitions in the Wairarapa, Taupo, Hawkes Bay, Blenheim and Southland regions.
  • Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc on the acquisition of the Carter Holt Harvey Limited forestry portfolio (approximately 150,000 hectares) and the ongoing management of this portfolio.
  • Rayonier on its investment in Matariki Forest Group.
  • Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation on its investment in the Kaingaroa Timberlands.
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