In early 1990 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 100,000 hectares of New Zealand Timberlands at that time.
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.
Peter started his career in the timber industry in 1969 working at Aikenhead & Sons Ltd sawmill in Pokeno as a Goosie and Diehl frame operator.
Within a short period of time Pango has rapidly developed a significant client portfolio of small to medium sized forest resource owners.
The company is supported by a small group of key individuals with substantial forestry experience and knowledge of all facets of the supply chain, with experience dating back to the early 1980’s.
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-2004.
“I should be retired but I do have some knowledge and experience to pass onto younger guys who want to listen and not look upon me as the old bugger who is past his use by date”.
Pango focuses on maximising net returns to private forest resource owners.
Our services are centred on understanding each individual client’s objectives and tailored to suit a desired risk profile.
There is no woodlot where we can’t find an economical solution to harvest and market your trees.
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.This has given Zane substantial international exposure to knowledge of contract negotiations, log markets and export techniques.