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
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
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
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 11:24

Death by trees

OPINION: Your canine crusader finds it ironic that the pompously self-proclaimed ‘champion’ of the provinces and ‘first citizen’ of regional NZ, Shane Jones, is single handedly destroying the regions.

Published in The Hound
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
Friday, 21 October 2016 07:55

More tree planting to meet obligations

The government is looking at how to get more trees planted as a key part of meeting its Paris agreement obligations, says Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 February 2016 06:55

Farmers shrugging off tree planting

The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all to succeed, a new study says.

Published in Agribusiness
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