Radiata pine forest area in the Whanganui District, New Zealand
By age class, as at 2016, hectares
Forest area: Net stocked planted production forest area
Pruned refers to pruning carried out before age 12 so that more than 50 percent of stems in the planned final crop stocking will contain a pruned butt log of not less than four meters in length.
Production thinning refers to the extraction of thinnings for commercial use. Stands that have been production thinned produce a smaller clear felled volume than stands that have not been production thinned.
Data provided by
National Exotic Forest Description: 9.9-19 Forest area by species and age by TA 2016
How to find the data
At URL provided, select 'Tables 9.1 - 9.9', 'Tables 9.10 - 9.15', and 'Tables 9.16 - 9.19' from under the 'National Exotic Forest Description' heading. Note that this data has been collated and formatted by MPI for Figure.NZ, so the data available to download from our site is different to that available on MPI's website.
Import & extraction details
From the dataset National Exotic Forest Description: 9.9-19 Forest area by species and age by TA 2016, this data was extracted:
- Rows: 2-7,261
- Column: 6
- Provided: 7,260 data points
This data forms the table Forestry - Forest area by species and age by Territorial Authority 2016.
About this dataset
The national exotic forest description provides a detailed description of New Zealand’s planted production forest to help with resource policy planning and industry development.
Method of collection/Data provider
The figures from 1992 onwards are based on nursery surveys undertaken by the Ministry of Forestry, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Ministry for Primary Industries.