New Zealand Owned Forests Since 1906
City Forests owns and manages more than 20,000 hectares of forest in Otago, growing over 8 million trees.

City Forests is a Dunedin-owned forest products company based in Otago, New Zealand.

Our forests are managed to a high environmental standard and this is verified by our Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C008934) certification.

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Latest News & Alerts

Crystal Falls Track is closed until further notice
Monday 14th August 2023

Recreational walkers please note that Crystal Falls Track near the Waipori Falls Village is currently closed due to recent track damage and hazards caused by weathering. Please do not use this track, but check back here for updates to this advice.

Careys Creek Track – Partial Closure Alert
Tuesday 11th April 2023

Careys Creek Track is partially closed due to adjacent harvesting operations. The section of track from the Double Hill Road track entrance to the intersection with the Honeycomb Track is closed.

The section of track between Evansdale Glen and Honeycomb Track and the Honeycomb Track and Rongomai Track loop is open.

Recreational permits and Operational Areas
Monday 31st August 2020

Recreational forest users, please obey all warning signs you see in the forests. In particular, keep yourself and others safe by staying well away from Operational areas such as active harvesting areas, even during weekends and after normal business hours when it may appear that there is no activity taking place.