Friday, 21 September 2018 10:55

Beware of all the forests from these trees

OPINION: Beware the snag in the incentivised pushing by central and local government to get hill country into trees.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 20 September 2018 12:55

Farmers urged to plant more trees

If farmers want to offset their emissions under the likely Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), then it is rational to plant forestry and get the carbon credits for that, says Farm Foresters Association president Neil Cullen.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 13:55

Pros and cons for forestry changes

Changes coming through from the Government on overseas investment in forestry have pros and cons, says Christina Lefever, a special council with law firm Duncan Cotterill.

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
Friday, 08 April 2016 07:55

More cuts looming

Rationalisation of the sawmill industry will continue, says Marty Verry, chief executive of Red Stag Timber, which is building a $60m 'supermill' at Rotorua.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 April 2016 08:55

Global challenges for forestry industry

Everyone is watching global currency, says Russell Taylor, president, International Wood Markets Group.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 03 March 2016 15:35

Kinky GE laws need ironing out

Forest owners say kinks in the laws covering the release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) need to be ironed out.

Published in General News

Technology transfer, an industry census and promotion of careers in forestry are all planned in 2016 by the Forest Growers Levy Trust.

Published in General News

Forest operations will continue in Nelson and Marlborough forests during summer, except when the fire risk is at its highest.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 November 2015 15:52

Revised ETS may boost carbon forestry

Forest owners are welcoming the review of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.

Published in General News
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