The Standard

Current:

  • FSC-STD-NZL-01-2012 New Zealand Plantations EN; September 2013

Past:

  • Pre-Approved Version 5.2 National Standard for Certification of Plantation Forest Management in New Zealand; February 2011
  • Draft 5.1 Post Consultation Draft National Standard for Certification of Plantation Forset Management in New Zealand: December 2010
  • Draft 4.1 Forest Tested Draft National Standard for Certification of PlantationForest Management in New Zealand; September 2010
  • Draft 3.1 for Forest Testing: August 2010
  • Draft 2.1 for Consultation: November 2003
  • Draft 1.1 for Consultation December 2002

For access to the latest version that was made available for consultation please refer to "National Standard for Certification of Plantation Forest Management in New Zealand version 3.5" under "Downloads" on this page. version 3.5 is dated March 2018.

A copy of the Forest Test Report is at the following link: Forest Test Report

Next Anticipated: FSC Endorsed Version for implementation and compliance

Progress Update

With the draft standard's content agreed upon, what remains to be completed is the consolidation of reports and documentation which will then be submitted to FSC for approval. These include:

  • A national process report
  • Each member of the Standard Development Group to sign a terms of reference
  • Finalise national interpretation of HCVs
  • Each member of the Standard Development Group to motion that the NFSS-PF has undergone sufficient consultation (for approval by FSC)
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