Forestry rules and regulations
Find summaries of the rules and regulations covering forestry in New Zealand.
This Act applies only to existing or regenerating indigenous (native) forest.
The NES-PF applies to any forest of at least one hectare that has been planted specifically for commercial purposes and will be harvested.
There are 2 classes of forests in the ETS, each with its own obligations.
Before you plant or harvest any trees on land you’ve bought, you should contact your local council to find out the rules and regulations that apply to forestry in your area.