The Totara Valley Forest Partnership was formed October 1999. Planting of the property took place in the winter of 2000. and has a net stoked area of 299.7 ha. Harvesting is forecast to commence in 2026.
Totara Valley Forest is situated 80 km north of Napier. Access to the forest is gained from Willow Flat Road, 13 km from the junction with State Highway 2 at Kotemaori. Partners are welcome to visit the property at any time.