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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

GIS, Remote Sensing, Drone Services


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


FWPA Remote Sensing Project
4/04/2018 10:32:00 a.m.
​Interpine, together with the researchers involved in a current FWPA funded remote sensing project have published a video of the recent data acquisition campaign at the Carabost State Forest P. radiata plantation in southern NSW. Teams from NSW DPI, University of Tasmania and Interpine participated in the trial. They will...

Make a Difference with Technology
3/04/2018 10:46:00 a.m.
​#see, #measure, and #monitor #forest #wood #chip #piles as they grown & shrink with #Drones / #UAV and #Photogrammetry#technology. Remember making a difference with technology is more important than the technology itself. There are many ground breaking technological parts to making this a safe, cost effective and smart solution to the previous problem. But least we forget having supply chain staff, that change...

UAV and Harvesting Operations
30/03/2018 10:54:00 a.m.

Our #uav team improving value recovery from #forest #harvestingoperations using Esri #fullmotionvideo technology in field studies with DJI #drones. Showing the industry new ways to do previously difficult and time consuming tasks.

Digitaltech Uptake Improving the Primary Sector > MobileTECH 2018
29/03/2018 11:05:00 a.m.
​Our GM David Herries gave a practitioners view as a key note speaker this week at the primary sectors #MobileTECH2018 conference in Rotorua, NZ. Reviewing how digital technology impacts on the forestry sector and how the industry is moving forward and making progress with Forestry 4.0 initiatives. Exploring case studies of remote sensing...

Harvesting Systems Training for STICKS in Canada
23/03/2018 11:24:00 a.m.
​Its not (just) about the processor.  Our #STICKS #harvester #woodflowmanagement system now making a splash in #forest harvest in British Columbia #Canada by allowing for better value extraction & woodflow for the forest company, & better productivity management for the contractor. When trusting, evolved relationships are in place, and implementation is to a sound plan, this is a...

Tree Nursery Counts using UAV / Drones
23/03/2018 11:08:00 a.m.

Millions of #tree #nursery seedlings counted using our #Drone / #UAV based #inventory. #remotesensing technology helping to keep an eye on the New Zealand vision of "one billion trees target in the next 10 years"


UAV Training Course - March 2018
14/03/2018 12:01:00 p.m.
​Our #UAV #Drone team working alongside Massey University School of Aviation has recently completed training and certification of another 12 #foresters from throughout NZ whom are taking drones into their workplace to make forest operations and monitoring more efficient. Also great to have yet another member of the #RPAS team from the NZ Civil Aviation Authority coming along to...

A Visit with the Minister of Forestry
14/03/2018 11:54:00 a.m.
New Zealand Minister of Forestry,Hon Shane Jones recently visited our Remote Sensing and #UAV #Drone team in #Rotorua. Sarah Pitcher-Campbell and Chris Scoggins demonstrated how innovative our industry is in the use of remote sensing technology like #LiDAR, #Satellite imagery and Drones to manage and monitor our #forestry sector. Thus enabling us to take advantage of being safer, planned, and more productive. With collaborative efforts...

ForestTechX Canada
14/03/2018 11:33:00 a.m.
​Ian Wilson, our Harvesting Performance Services Manager recently presented alongside Austimber Harvesting contractor Ian Reid and Waratah Managing Director Jules Larsen on the benefits of using forest harvester information at the recent tech transfer ForestTechX conference in Vancouver, Canada. Together they explained the value of both the data, value based...

ForestTechX - Workshop
10/03/2018 12:10:00 p.m.

Great day in #Vancouver #Canada with our remote sensing team leading a #workshop as part of #ForesttechX conference with rapidlasso. Providing insights into using #Lidar for enhanced #forest #inventory with #LAStoolsand Interpine’s forest yield imputation area based approach workflows using machine learning. 27 people from all around the world with delegates from #Japan #Chile #USA #Canada and #Australia attending at the University of British Columbia Malcolm Knapp Research Forest facility.

3500 UAV Flights
8/03/2018 1:29:00 p.m.
​Great work to our #UAV team, just over 3500 #flights now completed across New Zealand. Here is a neat view of the all our flight logs over the last couple of years. This is a key component of our CAA 102 certification ensuring all flights are logged and pilots flight hours and competence is...

Deployment - Chatham Island
1/03/2018 10:22:00 a.m.
​Great to have our #UAV #drone and remote sensing team making a difference in fire management again this season, conducting thermal IR surveys across some 2500ha of fire ground on the Chatham Islands. Here is some of the feedback from the incident controllers.... “Your team have been fantastic to deal with, exceptionally helpful and...

Lidar Capture in NSW
26/02/2018 10:46:00 a.m.
​Our team capturing #LiDAR data using the #Riegl #VUX-1LR over radiata pine #forest in New South Wales forest last week. This is part of our remote sensing programs being conducted both here in New Zealand and Australia, with our research and airborne partners. Watch this space as we release more of this exciting data and those...

UAV / Drones in Forestry - Reaching for a New Perspection
13/11/2017 12:49:00 p.m.
​Because of the scale involved in forestry, both time and area, mathematics has always been heavily employed so foresters can take samples and calculate averages or make predictions on the growth or yield of their crop. With the advent of increasingly usable and accessible aerial remote sensing techniques, in particular...

Potential of Using UAV / Drones for Pest Control ?
7/11/2017 12:09:00 p.m.
​Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and remote image sensing cameras have considerable potential for use in pest control operations. UAVs equipped with remote sensing cameras could be flown over forests and remnant bush sites, particularly those not currently receiving any pest control, to record the uniquespectral signature of the vegetation and...