Norske Skog Tasman

Kawerau, New Zealand

Founded in 1952, Tasman commenced production of newsprint at its Bay of Plenty mill in Kawerau, New Zealand, in 1955.

Norske Skog Tasman is an entirely virgin fibre mill and uses sustainably managed plantation radiata pine. Annual paper production is up to 150,000 tonnes.

Norske Skog Tasman is a manufacturer and supplier of directory, newsprint, improved newsprint and book paper products to publishers and print media organisations in New Zealand and overseas. It is a provider of emergency response and occupational health services to nearby industrial customers. It is also a generator, seller and significant consumer of electricity participating directly in New Zealand's wholesale electricity market.


Machine   PM3
Trimmed width (cm) 685
Paper quality   Directory, Newsprint, Improved Newsprint, Book paper             
Production capacity (tonnes) 155 000

Number of employees:

Norske Skog Tasman Limited
Fletcher Avenue
Private Bag
Kawerau 3127
New Zealand

Tel: +64 7 323 3999

General manager: Aaron Buist

Business Units


Norske Skogindustrier ASA
PB 294 Skøyen
0213 Oslo

Phone: +47 22 51 20 20
Main fax: +47 22 51 20 21


Norske Skogindustrier ASA
Karenslyst allé 49
0278 Oslo

Norske Skogindustrier ASA, PB 294 Skøyen, 0213 Oslo, Norway

Phone: +47 22 51 20 20 - Main fax: +47 22 51 20 21