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Tuesday, 28 July 2020 11:25

Country’s backbone performs

New Zealand's primary sector has added steel to the country’s economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a recently released report.

Published in General News

Federated Farmers is asking the government to restrict the right of its farmer members to plant trees or sell their land for forestry, claims the NZ Forest Owners Association (NZFOA).

Published in General News

If elected next term, Labour says it will require resource consent for any conversion of highly productive farmland into forestry.

Published in General News

If elected next term, Labour says it will require resource consent for any conversion of highly productive farmland into forestry.

Published in General News

Bunnings’ decision to no longer sell timber from an Australian state-owned forestry agency that breached conservation laws is being criticised.

Published in World News

‘Slanted and scaremongering’ is how the Southern North Island Wood Council describes Beef + Lamb NZ’s figures on forestry conversions.

Published in General News

OPINION: NZ’s rural communities risk being decimated as carbon investors buy up farmland and ever-encroaching pine forests take over more of the country.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 01 May 2020 12:27

A plan for more forestry workers

The Government is teaming up with the forestry and wood-processing sector to attract an additional 5000 workers to the sector.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 April 2020 14:49

Small forest owners urged to complete survey

MPI is wanting to provide guidance around potential contracts signed by small forest owners – many of whom are farm foresters.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 10:09

Forest industry back to work

The Forest Owners Association (FOA) says its members and the supply chain are gearing up to meet the challenge of getting back to work on Tuesday 28 April.

Published in General News
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