The TIP project is led by a group of people who are working together with a common focus; to make sustainable management of tōtara forests on private land a viable land use option for the many benefits it could bring to the Northland region and beyond.

PARTNER and FUNDER

Scion’s role is to enable new technologies and industries for New Zealand’s benefit, by providing scientific and technical input, and project management.

PARTNER

A charitable trust promoting research into the planting and management of native trees for multiple purposes and convenor of the Northland Tōtara Working Group.

PARTNER

Taitokerau Māori Forests Inc provides the Māori collective of entities with a ‘one door’ indigenous kaupapa to ensure coordinated planning, implementation and interaction with key stakeholders.

FUNDER

NRC supports the TIP project through its Project Development Fund. The Council’s mission is to work together to create a healthy environment, strong economy and resilient communities.

PARTNER and FUNDER

Te Uru Rākau, within the Ministry for Primary Industries, builds and supports a sustainable innovative forestry sector through initiatives like the One Billion Trees Programme.

PARTNER

Northland Inc is the Regional Economic Development Agency and Regional Tourism Organisation for Northland. Its mission is to strengthen, diversify and grow the Northland economy.

FUNDER 

MBIE supports this initiative through PreSeed, which accelerates early stage technology commercialisation activities to maximise the benefits to New Zealand from publicly funded research.

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Tōtara Industry Pilot,  76 Mangamanihi Road, RD2

Kaeo 0479, Northland

enquiries@totaraindustry.co.nz