Roger Dickie



Rogers' China Trip Report - Log Markets and Chinese Demand
In May Roger travelled to China with one of our log exporting companies - Summit Forestry - to gain a better understanding of how well our logs are received. Roger was standing on the port with logs harvested from our first syndicated forest 28 years ago. A significant milestone for the company. Read his full report here, and note his comments on the Health and Safety standards...

Government’s Priorities for the New Zealand Forestry Sector
The focus of today’s conference is how our forestry and wood processing sectors can be successful and resilient in the future. The Government values a close relationship with both sectors in order to achieve these goals

Moody's gives NZ big tick
Moody's Investors Service is comfortable with its Aaa credit rating on New Zealand with a stable outlook, as it anticipates the impact from lower commodity prices will be offset by strength in areas of the economy such as tourism and education services.

Summit Forest Export Report - January
Summit Forests are exporting our logs to the world market. Follow the link to read their January Export report.

Chinas Black Monday is New Zealand's Green Tuesday
The news of Chinas Black Monday might have been more abrupt than most commentators had predicted - however it certainly wasn't something they didn't see coming. As the Chinese Stock exchange dropped 9% it sent reverberations around the world - nearly all markets were effected. Its seems in the most part that the markets recovered as the day went on, but it reiterated why Agricultural based investments are becoming so popular.

IKEA and Apple are buying up Forests
Future looks bright for those with foresight as IKEA and Apple are buying up whole forests. IKEA bought 83,000 acres of forest last month.

Log prices up after 3 months of falls
The export market for New Zealand forestry products is stabilising. It has been helped by the weakening kiwi dollar, reduced inventories in China and increased domestic housing demand in the US, say industry analysts.


Forestry Investment

With the world population increasing at an alarming rate, global demand for timber products is also increasing. However the global supply of millable timber is falling. Investing in New Zealand forestry is a secure and sustainable way to grow your wealth.
New Zealand’s competitive advantage is we have some of the world’s fastest growth rates with forests growing 750 tonnes of harvestable logs per hectare in just 26 years.
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Overseas Investors

Roger Dickie New Zealand Limited specialises in finding, securing and developing the best farm and forest opportunities on behalf of investors and overseas clients.
Our role is to act as independent agent for our clients, we find them the best farms and forest properties that are available and provide management and administration services. All investments are backed by the security of land ownership.
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Investment Options


New Zealand: 0800 FOREST (0800 367 378)
or +64 6 3465 329

USA/Canada: 1877 330 3079

UK: 0800 0809 12628


Dairy Farm Investments

Blessed with the ideal climate, New Zealand is perfect for pastoral farming, growing healthy livestock for the production of dairy products and meat.
New Zealand farmers are among the most efficient in the world and there are no Government subsidies for agriculture. Our grass based animal production systems, combined with the use of world leading technology, minimises labour inputs and generates maximum productivity.
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