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Additional Case Studies

Transmission Gully, Wellington, 2018

This was a highly complex operation harvesting short steep slopes and building infrastructure in amongst a very busy civil engineering construction site directly above the SH1 motorway leading to Wellington city.

NAC, Wellington, 2018

Full operational management of Opio Forest harvesting … appreciated the broad depth of expertise provided by PF Olsen Ltd.

Kempthorne, Nelson 2017

They worked hard to maximise the return we received from our harvest. I have no hesitation in recommending PF Olsen to others.

Garland, Maungatautari 2017

We are extremely proud of our forestry block and we attribute the way it looks to PF Olsen and the contractors employed by our forest manager.

Thomsen, Hawkes Bay, 2016

Kevin Thomsen, Hawkes Bay, achieves impressive financial returns from two small blocks harvested in 2016. These blocks have contributed far more economic value than would have been achieved from including them in the other farm production.

Maxwell, Gisborne

Adam Sewell (Forest Manager) impressed us with his professionalism, organisation and up-to-date information. In addition, his thoughtfulness and enthusiasm for his work made the day totally worthwhile.

Crown Forestry

Over a period of ten years involving five forests and 383,600 tonnes of logs the outcomes in all aspects of logging management were impressive. The professionalism if all staff involved, be it planning, field supervision or administration was of the highest standard.

HPT Waiotahi, Bay of Plenty 2015

Heritage New Zealand wishes to acknowledge the significant effort you have gone to in harvesting around archaeological sites in the Waiotahi Forest. I have been advised that the care that has been take has been excellent. PF Olsen staff and contractors undertook specific heritage training so that Heritage value was understood and respected during the works.

Tenon, Bay of Plenty 2014

We have always found the team at PF Olsen to be knowledgeable, competent, friendly and extremely good with communication or work to be undertaken and results once completed.

Tauwhareparae Farms, Gisborne 2014

They have managed the development of our now 1600 hectares of Pine forest very professionally with regular reporting on progress and problems as they arise. Olsen's Management team in Gisborne have been thoroughly professional to deal with over the period we have been involved with them, and we have no hesitation in recommending them for the Management of the Forest development - as we have employed then for over the past eight years.

Arthur, Hawkes Bay 2013

Everything went smoothly with no accidents or mishaps and only a bit of down time due to machinery breakdowns.It was very good having PF Olsen supervise the job.

Ahipara A7 Trust, Northland 2013

Our profile as a Maori Land Trust was enhanced by the employment by P.F Olsen of our own local community members who had a good understanding of the matters that were of concern to us during the actual harvest.

Swedish Embassy 2012

The presentation by you and your colleagues was incredibly informative and beneficial to our participants.

Kapenga M Trust, Bay of Plenty 2012

The engagement has been/is of a very high standard in terms of the professional but relaxed interaction combined with the timeliness and specific relevance of the information provided.

Scion Peter Clark 2012

I write on behalf of Scion to thank you for all of the work you do for the New Zealand forest industry and the input that you are providing to Scion.

PECANZ, Gisborne 2011

We look forward to working with the Olsens (Gisborne) team when our 40 hectare plantation is due to be harvested within the next decade.

Sherratt, Gisborne 2011

Rob Daunton and PF Olsen have done a great job and I have no hesitation in using them again and recommending them to others.

Leach, Bay of Plenty 2010

PF Olsen has provided us with an excellent professional service for many years and has added value to our forestry investment over this time.

Parkes, Northland 2010

I was impressed with the harvesting contractor, who left a tidy cutover and logged all the trees off some very difficult areas.

Telarc Audit Report, 2010

Compared with the last assessment the company has continued to make improvements to the quality and environmental management systems.

Department of Labour, 2008

I would like to acknowledge the considerable work you health and safety manager, Nic Steens, has put into making this project happen.

Crown Forestry, Taupo 2008

I wish to advise you that Crown Forestry and our Treasury counterparts were highly satisfied with the advice we received from PF Olsen Ltd.

Maraeroa C, Te Kuiti 2005

PF Olsen have played an important role in Kokakotaea Forestry Corporation Ltd's (KFCL) development, mentoring KFCL during the setting up of its harvesting and marketing operations.

Wenita harvest planning, Otago 2005

Olsens exceeded our expectations, in that they provided us with a comparative model that allows us to change and update inputs as further information becomes available, and test the sensitivity of the results to changes in key variables.

Perpetual Trust, Gisborne 2003

Olsens have provided this, primarily through regular and thorough dialogue, contractor management, the quality of their reporting and their log checking and auditing systems.