New Zealand Pine forests are more environment-friendly than many other logged timber species due to their rapid growth rate (maturing from 25 years onwards). Radiata Pine is an extremely versatile timber species that, when processed correctly, can be used in almost every timber application. It's suitable for construction and a large range of other applications, including furniture. This is a result of its excellent glueing, nailing and machining characteristics.
Our log supplies are sourced in New Zealand from sustainable Radiata Pine forests in the central North Island and the east coast. We also have our own Radiata Pine forest at Mangapehi. Spread over 500 hectares, there are now trees ranging from four years to 25 years in age. Radiata is a native species that originated from California. It has adapted well to the soils and climatic conditions of New Zealand.
Radiata's suitability for construction and a large range of applications is a result of it's excellent gluing, nailing and machining characteristics. Radiata Pine is an extremely versatile timber species. When processed correctly it can be used in almost every timber application.
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