Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

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

Shaping Today's Forests with the Technology of Tomorrow
He rangahau tenei ra he hangarau apopo

​​Forest Yield, Forest Valuation


Carbon Forestry

ETS Services

GIS, Remote Sensing, Drone Services


Permanent Sample Plot Surveys


Harvesting Performance


LiDAR Processing, Forest Metric Analysis

LIDAR Service Page.jpg 

Silvicultural Quality Assurance

Wood Quality

Log quality disc

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


ForestTech 2017 Workshop: Forestry Orientated LiDAR Analysis
14/09/2017 3:47:00 p.m.
In conjunction with the ForestTECH 2017 series this year, Interpine will be running a LiDAR Analysis workshop the day after each event – Friday 17 November, Rotorua and in Melbourne, Thursday 23 November. It will teach delegates how to manipulate, process and visualize LiDAR datasets, with a specific focus on forestry derived...

LiDAR meets 3D Printing - Benefits of 3D Printing for Forest Engineering
31/07/2017 3:48:00 p.m.
​Our Remote Sensing team are constantly immersing ourselves in 3D modelling from our rich #LiDAR datasets. #3Dprinting technology brings this from the screen to the table. Meet our miniature model of White Island Volcano in New Zealand. Getting #LiDAR data adopted is not always about viewing the data, what about...

Using Drones / UAV for 3D Modelling Forest Tree Structure
18/07/2017 5:20:00 p.m.
​The Interpine #UAV #Drone continue to innovate around the use of structure from motion 3D modelling. In this case we show some examples of modelling tree structure and resulting stem volume / form, which are important in the forest yield modelling calculations. Doing this type of trial / study work...

Rise of the Forest Drones; HarvestTech 2017 Conference
13/07/2017 12:59:00 p.m.
Rise of the #forest #drones; Interpine's UAV team leader spoke recently at the FIEA HarvestTech 2017 conference in Rotorua. With of 450 delegates hearing about operational implementation and future opportunities that will see improvements in the way harvest contractors manage safety, training, and monitor / improve productivity using drone technology. Robin...

NZ Forestry Sector Collaborates in Capturing 532,000ha of the Plantation Estate with LiDAR
13/07/2017 12:57:00 p.m.
​Interpine Innovation is currently around 50% through the LiDAR capture of 532,000ha of plantation forest in New Zealand. It’s a collaborative project that brings together forest owners, which affords efficiencies in both LiDAR capture and processing. LiDAR which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing method that...

Innovations in Drone use in the Rural Fire; FRFANZ Conference 2017
13/07/2017 12:55:00 p.m.
​Interpine's General Manager and Lake Okareka Rural Fire Force Deputy Station Officer FENZ Rural, David Herries will be providing insights into use #UAV #Drones during 2016/17 #fire season at #FRFANZ (#UFBA) conference 1-4 August 2017 in Auckland. After successfully deploying the technology into some of New Zealand's largest fires in...

Distribution of Planting Seedlings via Drone / UAV
28/06/2017 10:01:00 a.m.
​Interpine's UAV team preparing for the upcoming radiata pine planting season across our plantations in New Zealand. Targeting to ease the distribution of #forest #seedlings for #planting with our #UAV / #Drones technology. Distribution of planting boxes to those that need it in steep terrain is time consuming and often...

Forest Harvester System Management Workshop in Rotorua 2017
23/06/2017 1:41:00 p.m.
​#Forest #harvester system management through Interpine's ForestPHD #STICKS Cloud Service. We are hosting an industry user workshop today at @ToiOhomai Forestry School in Rotorua. With some 20 million m3 of wood supply in STICKS over the last couple of years, 58,000+ StanForD PRI files, and over 300+ machines now connected...

Mapping Invasive Aquatic Weed with Drones / UAV and Near Infrared
14/06/2017 10:11:00 a.m.

​Our #UAV / #Drone team monitoring invasive weed at New Zealand's #Hydro lakes, helping reduce the disruption to our power supply using #NIR (near infrared) imagery and the skills of GIS team for semi-automated classification for management of this risk to power generation industry.


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 / RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) 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...

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...