SWC Forestry Awards 2016

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2016 Forestry training and success celebrated in the South   Around 120 National Training Certificates that had been achieved in Forestry & Wood Processing were awarded to top local contractors and forestry and wood processing employees. In addition, nine major industry awards were presented to: Training Excellence Award – Modern Apprentice of the Year (Sponsored by Southern Wood Council) : Award Winner; Keanu Falconer, Shane Griffin Logging Training Excellence Award – Forestry Trainee of the Year (harvesting) (Sponsored by Rayonier/ Matariki Forests) : Award Winner; Wayde Lindsay, Shane Griffin Logging Training Excellence Award – Forestry Trainee of the Year (silviculture) … Read More

SWC Forestry Awards 2015

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2015 SWC Awards Programme The Southern Wood Council in conjunction with the country’s Industry Training Organisation, Competenz, runs an annual awards programme in the region. In 2015, the industry revamped the awards evening. A record turnout of close to 400 people who attended the 2015 event at the Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin on Friday 19 June 2015. Around 120 National Training Certificates that had been achieved in Forestry & Wood Processing were awarded to top local contractors and forestry and wood processing employees. Five major new awards were presented.