Part of the global Mayar Group, Aubade specialises in the supply of New Zealand pine to India and China. The company owns four Radiata pine forests in New Zealand and works closely with its network of forest owners and forest managers to deliver high quality timber to its destination markets.

Aubade at glance:

  • The top New Zealand exporter of pine logs to India
  • Holds over 25% market share for sales of New Zealand pine to India
  • The second largest exporter of New Zealand pine from Port Marlborough
  • The fastest growing pine exporter in New Zealand during 2016 - 2017


New Zealand’s top exporter of pine logs to India, Aubade owns five Radiata pine forests, which comprise more than 1,650 hectares of net stocked area.

Each forest is managed by a dedicated team of industry experts. Our contracted forest managers are Tasman Forest Management Ltd, Pango Ltd and One Forest Ltd. All three organisations have many years’ experience in all aspects of forestry – from environmental planning to resource consent application, health & safety compliance and forest civil works.

Aubade's New Zealand forests:

Whataroa Forest – Port Underwood, Marlborough

Located 40 kilometres from the Port of Marlborough, Whataroa Forest is a 742 hectare asset with 621 hectares of planted forest and an age class of 30-34 years.

Peria Trust and Honeymoon Valley Forest - Kaitaia, Northland

Located about 190 kms from Northport, Marsden Point. This Forest has a size of about 150 hectares and age class of 23 years.


Ruatangata Forest - Northport, Marsden Point

Located 120 kilometres from Northport at Marsden Point, Ruatangata Forest has a net stock area of 431 hectares, with an age class of 30 years.

Mangakawakawa Forest - Kaitaia, Northland

Located about 200 kms from Northport, Marsden Point. This Forest has a size of about 250 hectares and age class of 24 years.

Jecentho Forest - Kaitaia

Located 180 kilometres from Northport, Marsden Point, Jecentho is a 30 hectare forest with an age class of 24 years.



Aubade exports Radiata pine logs globally from all of New Zealand's major ports.

Our team works with port companies, scaling & marshalling companies, stevedoring companies, super cargo, shipping lines and ship agents to ensure a seamless supply chain. Real-time, customised loading and lotting practices ensure that every client’s order is delivered in full and on time.

We also work closely with relevant agencies to ensure bio security compliance for both origin and destination country requirements. Systematic inspections are done on the cargo, right from forest to the customer's mill gate, to ensure quality delivery.


Aubade has a proven track record in providing consistent supply to customers globally. This reputation for excellence is built on the use of time tested risk management techniques, developed by parent company Adoniss and the wider Mayar Group.

Operational, sales and marketing support from Adoniss and Mayar Group also enables us to access global market intelligence, leverage relationships with key suppliers and gain investment funding.