The Women in Forestry Network represents female business women throughout New Zealand's forestry industry. The more members we have, the more we can collectively do. We're focused on advocating for the interests of our members and the issues that matter to you. Read more about what a Women in Forestry membership includes below.

Why Join?


Get invited to training and seminars hosted by Women in Forestry and our partners, on soft skills and techincal topics. 


Access relevant support from our members and business partners including mentoring through our member network.


Connect with like-minded business owners who are women working in your industry. They understand the challenges you face in your business, as they're facing them as well.


Help us help you by letting us advocate on your behalf. Sometimes it's difficult for an individual to speak up, but as a collective voice we have your back. 


Celebrate the successes of women in our industry through our e-newsletter, social media and events.


Get to know your peers and learn from each other by sharing on our platforms and at our events. 

Join Now!

Join Women in Forestry to access support while you navigate your business journey. No matter where you are in business, the Women in Forestry network can support you. The more members we have, the more we can do for the good of our industry. When you join as a Women in Forestry Member, you'll have access to our great package of membership benefits including training, workshops, networking, knowledge sharing and advocacy. Join today! 


  • Recognition: Showcase your affiliation with our WIF logo 
  • Advocacy: If you have dreams to represent women, we will help you to apply for regional Boards and Committees, eg. Regional Wood Councils. Plus, you'll benefit from our general advocacy efforts and representation at an industry and national level.
  • Information: Receive our regular Women in Forestry e-newsletter straight to your inbox
  • Profile: If you have a story you want told, we can write and distribute it to the platforms or media outlets we think would be a good fit for the content, ie. Social Media, Newsletters, NZ Logger/ industry publications
  • Earlybird access: Be the first to know and get early-bird access to our WIF events including our conference and seminars, workshops and gatherings organised by Women In Forestry. Some member discounts may also apply to ticketed events. 
  • Networking: Build professional relationships and network with like-minded people at our events
  • Mentoring: Access our informal mentoring network and be connected with like-minded women in our industry 

"I was nervous coming along but was pleasantly surprised to find a group of like-minded women with similar experiences. Having people that understand this volatile industry with its ups and downs has been great, because I'm often quite isolated in my role"

Past Event Attendee


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