Deliver a personal independent and honest service across all aspects of forestry, supported by the collective years of experience and expertise of the TAML team, gained from working with private forest owners at the coal face to the boardroom.


Morris & Kelly have a genuine passion for ensuring all private forest owners achieve best outcomes from their forest investment.

Morris Fisher established the business over 30 years physically planting, tending and managing forests, Kelly Coghlan has joined Morris in the Business. Both have a genuine passion for ensuring all private forest owners achieve best outcomes from their forest investment.

Morris & Kelly’s collective experience, working at the coal face of growing and harvesting forests means they provide forest owners with practical solutions and advice across all aspects of forestry.


The nineties planting boom is now maturing, private forest owners need to forward plan to ensure successful outcomes. By default forest owners require a MANAGER, the complexities associated with ensuring successful outcomes requires trust and confidence in your manager. It costs nothing to chat, contact Morris or Kelly for a no obligation chat take advantage of the collective management experience TAML offers and delivers.


TAML offers a comprehensive forest service across all aspects of forestry. We pride ourselves on delivery a personal service to our clients, based on our experience from years of doing the job.


  • Forest planning advise, development, financial budgeting, advising best forest management regimes
  • Manage supply and planting of pinus Radiata and Manuka seedlings


  • We provide a full forest management service from establishment through to maturity
  • TAML has 8 full time contractors undertaking all forest tending of clients forests


  • TAML provides a full and complete independent harvesting and marketing service
  • We have strong domestic and export customers and a range of market options
  • Engaging competent full time harvesting contractors for all types of harvesting


  • Forest inventory assessments
  • Forest valuation
  • Pre Harvest forest appraisals
  • Harvesting planning
  • Resource Consents applications

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Our team are members of the New Zealand Institute of Forestry (MNZIF), offering a wide range of experience and expertise across all aspects of forestry.


KELLY COGHLAN MNZIF Principle / Director
Kelly provides over 25 years’ experience working in the industry specializing in harvesting & marketing of private forest. Experienced gained from working with various NZ corporate forestry companies. Kelly previously managed log exports from Wellington for over 20 years and had the privilege to visit all international log markets. Kelly offers experience in forest financial budgeting, reporting and administration, along with project and management expertise across aspects of forestry.
MORRIS FISHER MNZIFShareholder / Forest Manager
Morris founder of TAML recently celebrated 50 years in the forestry industry, since joining the NZ Forest Service in 1966. Morris vision and passion for forestry now evident with the establishment of over 3,000 Ha’s of private forests in Taranaki, which he has personally established and managed. Morris commitment to the industry and his clients has stood the test of time over 30 years of developing personal client relationships.
CAMERON MOIR (BForSc)Forest Operations Manager
Cam is a recent graduate of the University of Canterbury completing his Bachelor of Forestry Science in 2015. Since a young age Cam has been tailored to excel in the forestry through his family and work history. Cam successfully ran a silviculture crew and business whilst attending university and has been part of inventory, planning, roading, harvesting and contractor management since 2011. What he lacks in experience he makes up for in drive and commitment to providing a great service for clients and contractors alike.
SONYA COGHLANAdministration / Accounts
Sonya manages all the administration and accounts for the business. Married to Kelly, Sonya has gained an appreciation of all aspects of forestry business first hand, over the past 30 years.


TIM HUNT MNZIF Director / Shareholder
Tim joined the New Zealand Forest Service in 1968, Experience in Forest Management and Investment over a number of years.
This Experience involves Multi-faceted Roles in Project Identification and Initiation in both the Public and Private Sectors; Forest Establishment, Silviculture, Harvesting, Log and Lumber Marketing, and Forest Investment.

HAMISH LEVACKShareholder / Registered Forestry Consultant
Hamish is a Southern North Island forest owner, a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Forestry and Registered Forestry Consultant. Previously, he held senor Government positions, served on the Council of the NZ Institute of Forestry. Currently he is as a National Executive member of the NZ Farm Forestry Association (NZFFA) in which he represented on the 2013 Board that established the NZ Forest Growers Levy Trust.


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Address: 38 High Street, Hawera 4640
Postal Address: 38 High Street, P.O. Box 120 Hawera 4640, NEW ZEALAND
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