High Quality Silviculture Services

From our base in Motueka, the AFM team provide a comprehensive range of quality silvicultural services to forest owners and managers across the top of the South Island (Nelson, Tasman, Marlborough, Westland and Buller). The full AFM team are passionate about forestry and love the freedom of working in the great outdoors and relish conquering the work challenges. Our core purpose is adding value to our client’s forests.


Decades of Industry Experience

Established in 2005, the management team have a combined experience in excess of 90 years in the industry. Our four employee crews provide the flexibility to cope with any work program from the smallest Lifestyle Block or Farm Forestry scheme to some of the largest establishment programs in the region.

Our core business is supplying quality silvicultural and conservation services through our four silviculture crews.

AFM is the contractor of choice for PF Olsen Ltd (Nelson region), the leading provider of independent professional forestry services in NZ.

AFM also independently provides silvicultural services to multiple other medium sized Forest and Woodlot Owners.

News & Updates

Job Vacancy – Tree Planting/Establishment
Tree establishment work involves preparing planting sites, planting trees, and then often follow-up work such as release spraying to ensure young trees survive and grow ...
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Job Vacancy – Pruning and Thinning (Silviculture)
The term used for all the work needed once trees are established and before they are harvested is 'silviculture'. As well as caring for young ...
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