Welcome to General and Protection Forestry Services.

Welcome to General and Protection Forestry Services.


About Us

It all started as a father and son duo providing services to land and forestry owners in 1997.

As the skillsets, qualifications, expertise and the range of services grew, so has the portfolio of the businesses, farms and organisations that we support.

GPFS works closely with our clients and partners across Hawke’s Bay to offer Establishment, Silviculture, Earthworks, Fencing, Rural Fire Support, Animal Pest Control, Plant Pest Control, Training and complete Estate Management Services.


"Tē tōia, tē haumatia"

– Nothing can be achieved without a plan,
workforce and a way of doing things

GPFS strives for safe, effective and quality practices in the forestry and agricultural industries. We understand the importance of the relationships between your landholdings and your business. In order for this to be successful, is to ensure all practical steps have been put in place to derive a clear operational plan, to support your business to develop higher yields.

We offer you the expertise and resources that you require to make your goals and aspirations in your land, achievable.


We offer a wide range of forestry training and assessment to extend the skillset and qualifications of your crew. We are passionate about providing the forestry industry with competent, skilled, qualified and a competent workforce.

Find out more about our comprehensive training services today.

Health and Safety

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail! At the heart of of operational is a core focus on implementing strong operational plans. This is to ensure that all people involved in your operation are prepared and safe.

Find out more about our approach to Health and Safety.

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