Rosedale Forest is located at Mangamahu 35km North-east of Wanganui. The forest area originally planted in 1994 was 192.4 hectares and the forest will be 19 years old in July 2013. Silvicultural tending was completed in 2002.
In February 2004 a storm damaged approximately 30 hectares of the net forested area, the post storm net forest area has been reduced to 161.1 hectares.
The partnership was floated in 1994 all the capital of $1,558,000 has been collected, and 205 unit holders in the Special Partnership each have a limited liability of $7,600. Rosedale Forest is independently valued each year, plus the unit holders own the value of the 206.0 hectare title of land which was independently valued at $380k in 2008.
The forest has 92.8 hectares ETS registered as post 1989 forestlands and 60 hectares registered as pre 1990 forestlands.
Each year unit holders receive audited accounts and a forest newsletter that details all the management and maintenance that has been carried out on the property. Additional details on tree growth, valuations and carbon sequestration are supplied to unit holders.
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