Wild Animals Wrongly Blamed for TB

Press Release – Sporting Hunters’ Outdoor Trust

Waikato TBFree is wrongly blaming wild animals in a forlorn attempt to justify topdressing countryside with 1080 poison says a national hunting advocacy. Read more »

Government to allow recovery of West Coast windfall timber

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Special legislation is to be passed by Parliament to enable the recovery of high value native timber blown over in Cyclone Ita on West Coast public conservation land, Dr Nick Smith announced today. Read more »

Foresters to Meet up in the Hawkes Bay

Press Release – NZ Institute of Forestry

Forestry professionals are gathering in sunny Hawkes Bay early July to attend the NZ Institute of Forestrys annual conference. Tackling Challenges and Delivering Value . Read more »

Review Panel holds successful meetings in Christchurch

Press Release – Independent Forestry Safety Review

The Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel held a series of successful consultation meetings in Christchurch today, following on from three positive meetings in Balclutha yesterday. Read more »

Forestry company fined after worker hit by log

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Forestry company HarvestPro has been fined $80,000 and ordered to pay reparations of $40,000 after one of its workers was hit by a log weighing more than a tonne. Read more »

Review Panel holds consultation in Balclutha

Press Release – Independent Forestry Safety Review

The Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel is holding a series of consultation meetings in Balclutha today. Read more »

Forest contractor’s attitude unhelpful

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The CTU is gobsmacked at todays attack from the Forest Industry Contractors Association (FICA) to its own Independent Forest Safety Review Report. FICA’s public meltdown is unfortunate and disappointing. We are very concerned that this type of behaviour … Read more »

Government has no solutions to tackle risks to economy

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The National Government has no solutions to tackle the serious risks to the economy identified by the Reserve Bank today, Labours Finance spokesperson David Parker says. Read more »

In the rush to digital, are we missing a biological trick?

Article – sticK

New Zealand is missing a trick when it comes to the startup weekend, incubator, accelerator programme ecosystem that got lots of attention lately. Read more »

Review panel misses accident root causes

Press Release – Forest Industry Contractors Association

The Forest Industry Contractors Association (FICA) has slammed the consultation document prepared by the Independent Forest Safety Review for a lack of health and safety credibility. There is a glaring lack of root cause analysis and factual data as a … Read more »

Primary sector exports reach record levels

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says new figures released today show primary sector exports will reach record levels of $37.7b over the last year around $1.3b more than previously forecast. Read more »

Time for Silent Majority to be heard

Press Release – Forest Industry Contractors Association

Forest safety is something that many of the leading forest contractors take seriously. So the next step in the forest safety review process is being welcomed by Forest Industry Contractors Association (FICA) and the many forest workers their members … Read more »

Forest owners want people to speak up

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners Association

The sponsors of the Independent Forestry Safety Review welcome the public consultation document issued by the review panel on Friday. Read more »

Review Panel reflects union concerns about forestry safety

Press Release – First Union

The union representing forestry workers feels vindicated that its concerns have been reflecting in the Public Consultation Document released today by the Independent Forestry Safety Review. Read more »

Forestry industry leaders need to own health and safety

Press Release – Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum

Forestry industry leaders need to make themselves accountable for the health and safety of their contractors if the industrys poor safety record is to improve, the Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum says. Read more »

Review Panel releases consultation document and travel plans

Press Release – Independent Forestry Safety Review

The Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel released its public consultation document today. The document can be found on the Reviews website at www.ifsr.co.nz . Read more »

Report into future forestry workforce welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A report released today provides important information to help transform the forestry industry says Associate Primary Minister Jo Goodhew. The Future capability needs for the primary industries in New Zealand report will help in attracting, training … Read more »

Forestry safety review consultation document welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Labour Minister Simon Bridges today welcomed the release of the Independent Forestry Safety Review Panels public consultation document. We know that there is an unacceptable level of death and serious injury in the forestry sector, with 67 fatalities … Read more »

Natural resources at heart of NZ regional economies

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today released the 2014 Regional Economic Activity Report, which highlights the importance of the natural resources sector to New Zealands regional economies. Read more »

Napier i-SITE commits to Fresh Air

Press Release – Fresh Air Forests

Fresh Air Forests welcomes Napier i-SITE as a Fresh Air Forests Partner. As a Fresh Air Forests Partner Napier i- SITE has not only offset their businesses carbon footprint with native trees but they will also provide the opportunity for sustainable travel … Read more »

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