Displaying items by tag: forestry

Monday, 23 March 2020 10:39

Government teams up with forestry industry

The Forest Owners Association (FOA) says it’s working closely with the Government on its $28m relief package for Gisborne forestry workers.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 March 2020 11:52

COVID-19: $28m to redeploy forestry workers

The Government is spending $28 million to redeploy almost 300 forestry workers.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 March 2020 11:00

$12.1m Government loan for wood processor

Tairāwhiti’s wood processing sector will receive funding through the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) to support the local economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published in General News

An Austrian billionaire has been granted consent to purchase an $8m Hill Country farm.

Published in General News

Export prices for meat achieved their highest-ever level in the December 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 09:45

Don’t force farms into forests

Farmers are warning that the Government’s proposed reforms to the Emissions Trading Scheme could accelerate conversion of productive pasture land into forestry.

Published in General News
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
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