Business/Contractor Access Permits

Business Permits are required for approved Suppliers, Contractors, Research & Development, and Services to Contractors. Anyone entering forests managed by TIMBERLANDS Limited, must carry a valid Business Permit (with a form of photo ID) and abide by the General Forest Access Rules & Safety Behaviour for Business Permit Holders at all times.


Business Access Permits Can Be Obtained From:

TIMBERLANDS Limited
99 Sala Street
Rotorua
Phone: 07 343 1070
Email: permits@tll.co.nz

NOTE OFFICE HOURS:
Timberlands' Office is open Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm


How to Obtain a Business/Contractor Access Permit

To obtain a Business Access Permit applicants must complete a  Business/Contractor Permit Application Form and Key Authorisation Form.

Applicants will be required to have a verified business reason to enter the forest and provide the following information: 

  • Some form of Photo Identification
  • Drivers Licence
  • Certificate of Insurance* - Requirements as follows:
    • High Risk Category (High risk includes machinery operators, transportation or use of hazardous substances).
      (i)   Public Liability Cover (minimum $10,000,000) and
      (ii)  Forest and Rural Fires Cover (minimum $2,000,000) and
      (iii) Motor Vehicle Cover Third Party and Public Liability (minimum $10,000,000)
       
    • Low Risk Category
      (i)   Public Liability Cover (minimum $5,000,000) and
      (ii)  Forest and Rural Fires Cover (minimum $1,000,000) and
      (iii) Motor Vehicle Cover Third Party and Public Liability (minimum $5,000,000)

*Please Note: A Certificate of Insurance/Currency must be provided with your application. Only a certificate from your insurer (not Broker), showing the company or applicant as the insured, will be accepted as proof of current insurance. Timberlands Limited retains the right to determine high or low risk).

If you are already on the TIMBERLANDS Limited permit issuing database you will not need to provide this information unless your details need updating, however you will be required to produce updated insurance certificates the next time you apply for a permit.

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