Association Initiatives

Past and current initiatives include:

  • Preparation of promotional brochures explaining the benefits of Douglas-fir (NZ Oregon).
  • Supporting research into moisture uptake and product performance.
  • Involvement in sponsorship in service durability research and modelling via provision of framing for a test house at the BRANZ site in Upper Hutt.
  • Working with architects and engineers in university and in practice.
  • Promotion of an "alternative solution" under the Building Code provisions.
  • Coordinating information for new members.
  • Developing relationships with Government officials.