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AP No.1 Forest Estate – SNI and Hawke’s Bay

  • Address Kaitawa Road, Pahiatua, Manawatu / Wanganui
  • Sales Method Deadline Sale
  • Type Forestry
  • Area 2918 ha approx.
Comprising seven established forests across the Southern North Island and Hawke's Bay wood supply regions of New Zealand, the “AP No.1 Forest Estate” has a combined freehold land area of 2,918ha and offers prospective purchasers scale, a significant carbon sequestration profile and future woodflow in well-regarded and proven forestry regions.

With professional forest managers from the outset, the landholdings were selected for their production forestry attributes, favourable contour and soil types and proximity to public arterial roads, wood processors, and export ports.

The forests are expected to benefit from the region’s favourable growth climate, together with the ability to protect and enhance biodiversity with some 391ha of mature and regenerating indigenous forest and riparian set-backs within the estate.

Key features include:
• Seven first rotation forests;
• 2,918ha* freehold land, 2,425 ha* NSA at settlement (including 2024 planting);
• 2,360ha* post-1989 (registered + land to be registered);
• 2019-2024 age class (excluding woodlots) providing investment flexibility;
• Significant carbon sequestration profile (peaking at 110,000* NZUs p.a. and cumulative projected total of 1.911m);
• Majority low and moderate NES-CF ESC;
• Proximity to processing, ports and transport infrastructure;
• Attractive stands of indigenous forest and ponds;


SINGLE STAGE DEADLINE OFFERS (Non-Binding): Closing 4pm (NZDT) Wednesday 21 February 2024.

For access to the Information Memorandum, comprehensive Dataroom or to arrange your guided inspection, don’t hesitate to contact the Arotahi Agribusiness team. Guided inspections available to qualified buyers by prior appointment.

NB: Images used in this listing are of multiple forests and have been selected to provide purchasers with a general representation of the AP No.1 Forest Estate.

Contact us:
Wyatt Johnston +64 27 815 1303
Jeremy Keating +64 21 461 210

Arotahi Agribusiness Limited,
Licensed Real Estate Agent REA Act

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