FAST AND FORWARD FORESTRY EXPO - Friday 18 Nov + Saturday 19 Nov - Rotorua Racecourse


YOUR VOICE

The voice of forestry contractors
since 2002

FICA is a membership based organisation representing the voice of New Zealand forestry contractors. Formed in 2002, FICA currently has approximately 240 member companies and associate members in harvesting, silviculture, civil and roading.




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Outstanding Health and Safety Management - Aztec Forestry Transport Development

Aztec Forestry Transport Development are the Outstanding Health and Safety Management recipients at the 2022 Northland Forestry Awards. Aztec Forestry Transport Development is an organisation that isRead more

FICA E-news - Jan/Feb 2023

What comes next is a big full stop as I wonder where to from here? I have to say the break for me was great, a chance to really focus on what had been successful for our organisation in 2022. ThroughRead more

A New Approach to Learner Pathways

A new discussion document from Muka Tangata examines how good qualification, standard, and micro-credential design can enable greater flexibility in vocational education and training. A New ApproachRead more

Outstanding Environmental Management - Duane Doughty

With decades under his belt as a pest management specialist, Duane Doughty (Doc Livestock) has won the Outstanding Environmental Management Award at the 2022 Northland Forestry Awards.   DuaneRead more

Contractor of the Year - IK and SM Newey Transport

Tech savvy, really caring about their people and walking the talk, IK and SM Newey Transport is the 2022 Contractor of the Year at the Northland Forestry Awards. They encourage all their staff toRead more

Northern Forestry Roots Run Deep

These proud Northland forestry families are the joint winners of the 2022 Forestry Family of the Year at the Northland Forestry Awards. The Wilson family (Northpine) is a family with generationsRead more

Hero of the Industry Award - Leesa Haimona

Described as an unsung hero of our industry, Leesa Haimona – Timberlands is the Hero of the Industry Award recipient at the 2022 Central North Island Wood Council Awards. Leesa has been instrumenRead more

Outstanding Regional Service Award – Ritz Ellis

Ritz (Retina) Ellis – Ellis Forestry Training & Assessing Limited has won the Outstanding Regional Service Award at the 2022 Central North Island Wood Council Awards. Ellis Forestry Training &Read more

Best Native Forestry Enterprise Award – Waa Owens

With an extremely community-oriented focus, Waa Owens is all about creating employment opportunities for his people. He has won the Best Native Forestry Enterprise Award at the 2022 Central NorthRead more

Best Farm Forester Award - Vivian Barr

Pivotal in creating solutions to the environmental challenges the dairy sector faces, Farm Forester Vivian Barr is the 2022 Best Farm Forester Award recipient at the Central North island Wood CouncilRead more

Food and Fibre CoVE newsletter - Dec 2022

In a recent media release, Chair Dr Mark Paine said, "Training in the food and fibre sector needs to not only focus on upskilling the mainstream workforce, but also growing innovation and leadershipRead more

FICA E-news - December 2022

What a busy last month it has been in terms of events! We successfully initiated and managed the Fast & Foward Forestry Expo in Rotorua. We held our FICA AGM and also had a chance to celebrate our 20Read more

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