Displaying items by tag: forestry

Thursday, 23 January 2020 08:55

Synlait unveils tree-planting scheme

Synlait Milk is establishing an industrial-scale native plant nursery at its Dunsandel headquarters as the centrepiece of a wide-ranging environmental initiative.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 02 December 2019 11:12

Meat and dairy beat out forestry

Export lamb and beef prices reached new highs in the September 2019 quarter, while forestry products fell sharply.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 11:13

Nats cop it too

Interestingly, none of the politicians managed to escape the wrath of farmers at the protest march organised by the lobby 50 Shades of Green.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 21 November 2019 11:59

What’s your favourite plant?

Forest owners are urging people to vote for tōtara as plant of the year in a poll being conducted by the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 November 2019 11:55

Food bowl or toilet bowl?

New Zealand shouldn't become a 'toilet bowl' of trees for other countries' carbon dioxide commitments, explains John Jackson.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11:12

Logging spin

OPINION: The Hound notes that the foreign-owned and controlled NZ forestry industry is starting to feel the pressure of the growing anti-tree sentiment springing up all around the country.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 08:55

Government can’t see the wood for the trees

About 1000 people from around rural New Zealand marched on Parliament last week to protest the Government’s policies on planting trees.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 14:13

No threat to farming from forestry

OPINION: There’s some agitation out there at the moment about farming being under threat from forestry. Much of what’s circulating is based on misinformation so it’s time to lay out the facts.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 11 November 2019 13:09

Tree protest this week

The protest group ‘50 Shades of Green’ is organising a march on Parliament this week to try and stop good farmland being covered in pine trees.

Published in General News

Apple trees could be replacing pines in North Canterbury.

Published in General News
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