Wednesday, 03 April 2019 09:53

Foresters not so happy

Forestry owners oppose the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s proposal to limit forestry offsets to agriculture.

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A disease which is devastating trees in the Western United States and Europe is a major threat to New Zealand plantations and ornamental trees, should it ever arrive here.

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Thursday, 03 March 2016 15:35

Kinky GE laws need ironing out

Forest owners say kinks in the laws covering the release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) need to be ironed out.

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Forest operations will continue in Nelson and Marlborough forests during summer, except when the fire risk is at its highest.

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Thursday, 14 February 2013 09:27

National forest surveillance goes to vote

All forest plantations will be brought into a nationwide forest health surveillance scheme if next month's referendum of forest growers is successful.

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Monday, 04 February 2013 10:29

Fines for illegal forest harvesting

Rotorua forestry company and a Coromandel forestry contractor have been fined more than $50,000 in total for carrying out forest harvesting unlawfully at a remote Coromandel farm.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 August 2012 14:39

Wood industry transformation

The forest and wood processing industries are pushing forward with a strategy to transform the sector.

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Friday, 30 March 2012 11:48

Small fall in forestry earnings

A developing oversupply of logs in China and continuing currency pressure has resulted in a small fall in New Zealand forestry export earnings for the latest quarter.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 February 2012 15:40

Compulsory log levy proposal from NZFOA

FOREST AND woodlot owners could face a compulsory levy when they harvest and sell timber.

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