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Volume

3.6 Cubic Metres

A standard load of our firewood is 3.6 cubic metres. This is the equivalent to the old "cord" measurement which we are no longer allowed to use. Our trucks can carry two of these loads at a time. Half loads of 1.8 cubic meters are available at half the cost of our standard  load plus $25. Delivery is free to those who live within the Palmerston North and Feilding city limits, otherwise a delivery fee is usually charged. We have a Delivery fee indicator.

Prices and Wood Types

Dry Firewood

For summer specials on our semi-dry or green wood click on Firewood/Summer Specials

 

Wood Type

 

Price per 3.6 m3 Dry
Poplar and Willow

These are not regarded as quality firewoods. Personally, I would say they are comparable in burning to Standard Pine, however they tend to produce more ash.

$290

 

Available

 

Standard Pine

This Pine is cut from trees between about 30 and 40 years old. As Pine trees get older they become better burning. We do not like to sell Pine from trees under 18 years old as they tend to burn too quickly.

 

*We do have some older stock of Standard Pine that is "over dry" which we are selling right now for $260. Ask if you are interested.

$300

 

Currently Unavailable

*See note 

Old Pine

This is cut from Pine trees that are over 40 years old. There is still some variance between the burning of a 40 year old tree and a 100 year old one, so there can be some variance in the burning quality of our Old Pine. In some circumstances very Old Pine can have a higher heat output than Macrocarpa. It should be noted that the resin in old pine means that it doesn't burn as cleanly as other wood

$360

 

Available - January

 

Lawson Cypress

 

This is quite simlar to macrocarpa (see below) although it may give out slighly less heat.

 

$350 Not Currently Available
Macrocarpa

Although this is still classified as a soft wood, it is very good burning and also burns very clean. This is not suitable for open fires as it sparks.              

$390 Currently Available
Wattle This is a hardwood so burns longer and hotter than the above types. We recommend that a softer wood is used first to get the fire going and to establish a good ember base as starting a fire with a hardwood is more difficult. ------ Not Currently Available
Gum

 

This is a good hardwood. Red and Blue Gum are extremely long burning woods. There are, however, a variety of species and they do vary in their burning quality. While most species make very good firewood, there are some species that are more comparable to a soft wood. We try to keep these species separate when we get large quantities of them.

 

$410

Currently Available

Manuka This is regarded as one of the top commercial firewoods, however some people think it is a little over rated. Because of the price, we mostly sell  this to Wellington Firewood Yards who retail it in bags. We do, however, offer it to our local customers for those who want to try the "Rolls Royce" of firewood. Please note that it is cut smaller than our standard size. $450 Not Currently Available
Totara

Totara has quick ignition, burns ferociously, and gives rapid heat. Its straight grain also makes it a great wood for kindling with the natural oils assisting in burning.

$390 Not Currently Available

 

 

Delivery

 Delivery Area

Fee  
Palmerston North (within city limits), Feilding (within city limits), Awahuri and Bunnythorpe Free  
Ashhurst (when purchasing 2 loads (7.2m3) delivery is free) $15  
Aokautere $15-$30  
Colyton, Halcombe, Longburn, Tiritea $20  
Linton $25  
Sanson, Rongotea, Cheltenham $30  
Bulls, Opiki, Rangiotu, Tokomaru $35  
Please Note:  We are able to carry 2 loads at a time. The fees below will reduce if we can deliver to other customers in your area at the same time.    
Himatangi, Kimbolton, Marton, Pohangina, Shannon, Tangimoana $50  
Foxton, Himatangi Beach, Pahiatua, Woodville $60  
Levin $100  
Otaki $130  
Waikanae $160  
Paraparaumu $175