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​​Interpine offers a range of services tailored to suit your needs

Shaping Today's Forests with the Technology of Tomorrow
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​​Forest Yield, Forest Valuation


Carbon Forestry

ETS Services

Land Information and GIS Mapping


Permanent Sample Plot Surveys


Harvesting Performance


LiDAR Processing, Forest Metric Analysis

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Silvicultural Quality Assurance

Wood Quality

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GPS/GNSS Equipment Hire

GPS Equipment Hire 

Log Scaling, Log Conformance


 Forest Industry Training


Forest Health



GPS Survey and Post Processing





















 Latest News and Articles


Training Your Forest Supervisors to Use UAV / Drones
29/05/2017 12:30:00 p.m.
​Great to be training another set of 10 #Forestry #Supervisors this last week deploying the #DJI #MavicPro #Phantom4 bringing #UAV / #Drones to be a regular tool being used by our field foresters with our Forest #Industry here in New Zealand. This course allows them to get there UAV Civil...

Promoting Forest Industry to our Next Generation
24/05/2017 12:43:00 p.m.
​Great to be at Rotorua and Hawkes Bay #Careers #Expo with a joint stand with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology School of Forestry, Timberlands, Jensen Logging, Rotorua Forest Haulage, Pan Pac, Rayonier, Forest Management NZ, Eastern Inistitute of Technology & PFOlsen to showcase the innovative future of our forest industry in #NZ to the next...

UAV / Drone Team Changing the Way we Gain Intelligence on the Fire Ground
15/05/2017 2:28:00 p.m.
​Interpine's #UAV / #Drone team flying through the night is helping change the way we gain and deliver intelligence from the fire ground to help be more efficient at #firefighting. Our team was recently used throughout the #porthillsfire and is helping to evolve the application of this technology in New...

​Exploring Benefits of High Density UAV Drone Lidar
15/05/2017 8:33:00 a.m.
​Exploring benefits of high density #UAV #drone #lidar from @RIEGL #VUX LiDAR scanner for forestry. With many hundreds of pulses per m2, the data allows one to measure trees and their attributes. This snippet of a cross section of Pinus radiata forest scanned by Interpine as part of an innovative...

Using UAV / Drones for Storm Damaged and Salvage Assessment
1/05/2017 8:39:00 a.m.
​In the wake of Cyclone Cook and Cycle Debbie, Interpine's UAV Team have are busy getting out to fly storm damaged blocks for insurance and salvage, as well as assessing roading/slips for access and recovery purposes. This provides key insights into repairing and assessing damage, showing the importance of #Drones...

STICKS Harvester Information System most widely used throughout Australasia
25/04/2017 8:43:00 a.m.
​Are you interested in Forest Value Recovery from your own forest or those that you are harvesting or managing. Ask for a demo of our cloud platform #STICKS, and Plan, Harvest and Deliver based on production data from your harvesters in the forest. This collates tree and log production data...

LiDAR vs UAV / Drone Digital Surface Model (DSM) of Young Radiata pine
19/04/2017 2:58:00 p.m.
​A profile view of an airborne #LiDAR (light blue) dataset from 1200m AGL vs #UAV / #Drone photo derived structure from motion #SFM digital surface model #DSM (dark blue) for a young plantation stand of Pinus radiata. Impressive just how well these datasets line up across their vertical profile across...

UAV / Drone Full Motion Video Mapping with ESRI Addin
15/04/2017 8:46:00 a.m.
​An example of our remote sensing team using the Esri #ArcGIS Full Motion Video addin from #UAV #Drone video collected by our UAV's. In this case providing the ability to map features direct from the video feed taken by the UAV within ArcGIS desktop. Thus providing the ability to cover...

Interpine Provides UAV / Drone Training to NZ Fire Service
28/03/2017 8:50:00 a.m.
​Interpine #UAV team have spent the last week providing hands on #Drone Training for the @newzealandfireservice #USAR team with a range of DJI multirotors. In partnership with Massey University School of Aviation to certify their CAA RPAS wings certificates, it was impressive to get 100% pass for all 14 participants....

Interpine Becomes a ESRI Partner
15/02/2017 8:48:00 a.m.

​Excited to announce Interpine is now part of the #Esri Partner Network. This strengths our support for our clients across our #GIS services.


Exploring the Benefits of UAV Multispectral Imagery of the Forest
21/12/2016 9:33:00 a.m.
​Exploring the benefits of capturing #multispectral imagery of the forest using #UAV / #Drones. Shown here are our UAV team using the MicaSense RedEdge sensor with our DJI Matrice 100. Sensors such as this allow for more advanced remote sensing analysis by our GIS team, allowing an insights into the...

Completing Thinning Silvicultural Inventory Using Drones / UAV
19/12/2016 10:54:00 a.m.
Silvicultural Inventory Using #Drones / #UAV - quantifying tree stocking and heights. Using drone based imagery and structure from motion photogrammetry, our remote sensing team combine an existing digital terrain model to allows forest managers to complete pre and post thinning silviculture quality assurance. Canopy analysis; including tree peak counts...

CAA 102 Certification for Interpine's Unmanned Aerial Drone Services
12/12/2016 4:27:00 p.m.
Our team UAV / Drone team continue to lead by example within the forest industry; having recently been certified last month with CAA Part 102 operating privileges. Being the first forestry and/or rural fire related UAV provider to do so in New Zealand. These privileges include operating at night, above...

Making a Difference in Rural Fire Fighting with UAV / Drones
6/12/2016 4:30:00 p.m.
​Making a difference in #Rural #Fire Management with #UAV / #Drones day or night. Hotspot monitoring with @newzealandfireservice and Pumicelands Rural Fire Authority. Interpine's trained FLIR ICT thermographer's working on the fire ground with thermal sensor UAV technology, using temperature isolation to focus in on the hotspots, day or night....

Providing Foresters an Eye in the Sky a.k.a Camera on a Pole
27/11/2016 4:34:00 p.m.
​Use of #UAV / #Drones as a #forest management tool, providing #foresters an eye in the sky. Inspect 200ha in a few moments. The productivity gains in staff time and gains in better crop monitoring are within reach. But managing the application of this technology needs careful consideration. Forest companies...