Welcome to CORE Lumber, your trusted source for premium Douglas Fir and Radiata Pine Timber. Located in the picturesque town of Putaruru, New Zealand, our sawmill stands as a testament to our unwavering commitment to quality and craftsmanship.

Saw blade

At CORE Lumber, we take pride in our small yet dynamic operation. Our sawmill may be equipped with older machinery, but it is precisely this blend of tradition and innovation that sets us apart. With a motivated and dedicated team at the helm, we consistently deliver exceptional timber products that meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

As part of CORE we have established ourselves as a reliable supplier to other sawmills throughout New Zealand. However, our primary focus lies in exporting our exceptional timber through CORE Supply, ensuring that our top-quality products reach clients across the globe.

Timber Mill From Above

What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to excellence in every aspect of our business. From sustainable sourcing to meticulous processing, we ensure that every piece of timber leaving our sawmill is of the highest calibre. Whether you require timber for construction, furniture, or any other application, CORE Lumber is your go-to destination for superior quality and reliability.

Timber Production

Discover the CORE Lumber 
difference today. Explore our range of Douglas Fir and Radiata Pine Timber, and experience the unmatched craftsmanship that defines our products. Join us in building a sustainable future, one plank at a time.



At CORE Lumber, we specialise in producing premium Douglas Fir 
and Radiata Pine timber for both construction and appearance applications. Our extensive product range includes structural timber sizes that meet the exacting requirements of the construction industry, as well as board sizes that lend themselves to the perfect finishing touches in various projects.

Pine Tree Plantation

When you choose CORE Lumber, you can expect timber that is sourced sustainably and processed with the utmost care. Our products are supplied ex yard on a green sawn basis, ensuring their freshness and natural strength. However, we understand that some projects may require additional processing or customisation. In such cases, we can confidently refer you to our trusted partner, CORE Timber Services, who will provide the necessary expertise and services to meet your specific needs.

One of our key differentiators is our export certification. We have earned the necessary qualifications to deliver our exceptional timber products to clients around the world. This certification attests to the quality, consistency, and compliance of our timber with international standards, ensuring that our products are ready to meet the demands of global markets.

Logs stacked

At CORE Lumber, we believe that the beauty and strength of timber lie in its natural form. Our green sawn timber retains the organic qualities and unique characteristics that make each piece distinctive. Whether you’re building a sturdy structure or adding a touch of elegance to your project, our timber will effortlessly fulfill your requirements.

Core worker

Explore our wide range of construction and appearance timber products today. Experience the reliability, sustainability, and exceptional quality that define CORE Lumber. Trust us to be your partner in creating remarkable spaces and structures that stand the test of time.