Ever wished you could realise the same returns for your private forest woodlot as do the major forest owners in New Zealand? Yes we wanted to be competitive, extremely competitive, so we decided that the best way to achieve this was to integrate smart, motivated, experienced management with a friendly personalised service that delivers real returns to discerning forest owners. At Pango we care about your value, we care about your property and we care about you.
Pango is a small boutique forest management and log trading company that provides private forest resource owners with an independent service to maximise net profit from a long term forest resource investment. An investment that is important to you, your family and perhaps the next generation. Pango was established in in response to the ever increasing demand for independent harvesting and marketing services for private woodlots. Within a short period of time Pango has rapidly developed a significant client portfolio of small to medium sized forest resource owners.
Our service also extends to a possible re-establishment plan for the next rotation and the subsequent on-going management. Assess and value your forest at no cost or obligation Present Harvesting and Marketing options and associated risk profiles. Design, construct and manage the roading infrastructure. Manage the harvesting operations in accordance with the approved harvest plan.
Manage the log transport operations getting your wood safely to the right markets. Optimise log sales to both domestic and export markets.
Re-establish your forest following harvest as an investment for the next generation. Pango is not a dance if you engage in the right professionals for your woodlot management. This has given Zane substantial international exposure to knowledge of contract negotiations, log markets and export techniques.
Formed originally as a service provider to the forestry industry in the forest engineering arena, Harvest Planning concluded its obligations to Carter Holt Harvey Forests in mid Roger presently overseas all harvesting and engineering functions for the company and has a wealth of experience managing private woodlots coupled with experience and knowledge on both environmental and health and safety management that is second to none.
He also learnt the trade of timber classing and grading and across a period of four years worked across all work stations within the mill. At the end of he started his own sawmill and logging business and for a period of 17 years working on private farms and woodlots between Rangariri and Warkworth. In early he was employed by ITT Rayonier to manage the procurement of pine logs for their export market and also managed log sales to most domestic saw-mills north of Auckland.
Rayonier procured over , hectares of New Zealand Timberlands at that time. Peter also established his own exporting business which he owned and operated for a period of 10 years. He exported directly to markets mainly in Korea but also seeded sales to China, Japan and India. Log sales were exported from all New Zealand ports with the exception of Christchurch.
As part of his role Steve was instrumental in developing log exports out of New Zealand into the Indian market. The very second shipment of logs exported from New Zealand to India was organised by Steve and his team.
Under Steve leadership he was responsible for the design, build and commissioning of a sawmill in Marsden Point, Northland. Product outturn from the mill was being exported to the Middle East, China and India.
Steve has recently joined Pango in and in his new role he takes up the position of forest and woodlot procurement, primarily focussing on the Waikato and King Country regions. Apart from Steve forestry experience he has also had a long and distinguished sporting career in New Zealand. Steve was an All Black from to and has also played representative games for the Mighty Waikato. Paul has a strong background in both construction and property development.
In addition Paul was previously involved in the hands on management of a Native Sawmill operation in Taranaki. Since joining Pango in as Procurement Manager Paul has developed a large client portfolio in the region and is presently extending his reach to the southern North Island area. She graduated in with a Bachelor of Business studies Novosibirsk, Russia and worked for various companies with a wide range of industries.
She worked for a Chartered accountant practice before she was offered a position to join the Pango team. Now Olga has accumulated 5 years of experience in the forestry industry in all aspects of accounting and financial management. Pango is happy to provide client references upon request.