The annual joint NZIF/Appita technical meeting will be held in Rotorua’s Copthorne Hotel on Thursday 15th August 2013. This not to be missed event will feature a talk by Interpine’s Managing Director Mike King. Mike is an experienced forester and entreupeneur and is a keen advocate of Maori leadership and encouraging economic progression through management of their ancestral lands.


 6:00pm     Registration and Cash Bar
 6:30         Buffet Dinner
 7:30         “What Works and What Doesn’t with Large Scale Residue Sourcing for Heat Generation”
                  Lyndon Haugh, Energy Manager, Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper Ltd
 8:00         “Economic and Environmental Implications for Planted Forests in Steepland New Zealand”
                 Marie Heaphy, Scientist, Scion
 8:30          “Maori, Its Time to Lead”
                 Mike King, Founding and Managing Director, Interpine Forestry Ltd
COST: Members: $45 Non-members: $55

(The following payment options are available: cash; cheques paid to “Appita NZ Section”; credit cards (Visa,Mastercard & Amex. NB: Amex payments incur a 3% surcharge); direct credit to Appita NZ Section Acct, National Bank 060413 0178800 00; pre-arranged invoice)


Kim McGrouther, Scion;
Herries, Interpine Forestry Ltd;
Please register no later than Monday 12th August 2013 by contacting Karen Clark, Appita, P.O. Box 6042, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3043  Phone: 07 350 2252 Fax: 07 350 2253 E-mail: (People who register for technical meetings, but fail to attend on the night will be charged. Please advise Karen Clark before the day of the meeting if you can no longer attend.)