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Improvements to New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Acting Climate Change Minister Julie Anne Genter today announced the first of two planned tranches of improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) following recent public consultation. Read more »

ETS forestry improvements to create more benefits for NZ

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today announced the first set of improvements to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) New Zealands main tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions following extensive public consultation. Read more »

How much can changing land use fight climate change

Press Release – Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

How much can changing the way we use land fight climate change? A Motu Media Release New research from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research looks at whether New Zealand can change the way we use land to achieve our emissions target in the lowest cost … Read more »

Awards for best primary sector employers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Agriculture Damien OConnor has congratulated the best primary sector employers at an awards evening at Parliament. Read more »

Te Wera forest agreements secures growth for Taranaki

Press Release – China Forestry Group

China Forestry Group NZ (CFGNZ) is once again backing local wood processing with a ground-breaking agreement on harvesting and processing wood from Taranakis largest forest. Read more »

Scott Forrest scales new heights

Press Release – Husqvarna

Scott Forrest scales new heights winning New Zealands best tree climber for the fifth time New Zealand arborist, Husqvarna brand ambassador and H-team member Scott Forrest is reaching new heights after being named the nations best tree … Read more »

Gough Cat signs dealer agreement with US company Weiler Inc

Press Release – Gough Group

Gough Cat is excited to announce an agreement with United States company Weiler Incorporated to distribute its forestry product line in New Zealand. Read more »

China’s Fenglin gets greenlight for Kawerau mill land

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Chinas Guangxi Fenglin Wood Industry Group has been given a green light to lease land to build and operate a $100 million-plus particle board factory in Kawerau. Read more »

Govt gives $19M boost to national 3D mapping initiative

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Councils that can’t afford three-dimensional mapping of their territories stand to gain from a $19 million grant from the Provincial Growth Fund. Read more »

Renewable Energy Futures: Biomass & Electricity

Press Release – Azwood Energy

The utilisation of woody biomass as a fuel source for industrial processing will be vital to meeting New Zealands emissions targets, according to a local energy expert. Dr Martin Atkins, Senior Research Fellow with Waikato Universitys Energy … Read more »

Renewable Energy Futures: Biomass & Electricity

Press Release – Azwood Energy

The utilisation of woody biomass as a fuel source for industrial processing will be vital to meeting New Zealands emissions targets, according to a local energy expert. Dr Martin Atkins, Senior Research Fellow with Waikato Universitys Energy … Read more »

2018 Forest Growers research awards announced in Tauranga

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners’ Association

The Forest Growers Research Awards were announced last night in Tauranga. They have been awarded each year since 2011 to recognise outstanding achievements in forest growing research. Read more »

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