The NZTPC is the proprietor of the WOODmark® programme, New Zealand's only nationwide quality assurance programme for treated timber. More about us...

Quality Assurance


WOODmark® is the New Zealand timber industry's registered trademark for assurance of treatment quality. Click these links for more about WOODmark, LOSP, CCA treated wood and hazard class descriptions.

Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition

The Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2012 passed through the Australian Federal Senate on 19 November and is now awaiting Royal Assent to be enacted. The Bill passed through the House of... Read on

Timber House Piles

We have heard that incorrectly specified timber is being used as house piles. Only piles that are produced in compliance with the standard NZS3605:Timber piles and poles for use in building will... Read on

Dr Mick Hedley

It is with great sadness that we record the passing of Dr Mick Hedley on 30 April 2011. Mick was a member of the Board of the Council and was also Chairman of the Councilís Technical Committee ... Read on