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
Thursday, 29 August 2019 14:55

More farmland goes in to trees

A large foreign-financed but New Zealand owned investment company has brought a big station in the Wairarapa for forestry development.

Published in Management
Friday, 02 August 2019 11:55

Timber prices take a tumble

New Zealand's export price of timber fell by as much as 20% over June due to an oversupply in China, and these aren’t expected to lift in the short term.

Published in General News
Friday, 07 June 2019 09:51

A recipe for disaster — Editorial

OPINION: That old saying about not being able to see the wood for the trees could well describe the government’s infatuation with forestry at the expense of farming.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 08:57

Call for no more trees

A new lobby group is calling for an immediate halt to the government’s plans to plant a billon trees, saying it will damage the environment and harm New Zealand’s rural economy.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
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