Minister congratulates Timber Design winners

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for Primary Industries Jo Goodhew has tonight paid tribute to the best of the best in Kiwi timber engineering and building design. Innovative designs in wood are giving us a whole new kind of building. The best of what is being … Read more »

Labour wants to go back to the 70s with NZ Economy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Labour Party’s desire to turn the clock back to the 1970s is once again highlighted with their grab-bag of ideas for the forestry industry, says Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce. Read more »

Bill McCallum: Forestwood 2014 Opening Address

Press Release – Wood Council of NZ

For those of you not familiar with the Wood Council of New Zealand, the association, which was incorporated in 2006, is a pan-industry body which represents the common interests of the forest growing and wood processing sectors. The following associations … Read more »

Cunliffe: Forestry And Wood Products Economic Upgrade

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

Thank you for having me here at ForestWood 2014. I want to acknowledge Dr James Buwalda, my parliamentary colleagues, and the organisations that have come together to make this event possible: Read more »

Economic upgrade for forestry and wood products

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The next Labour Government will give the forestry and wood products industries the policies they need as part of Labours plan for an economic upgrade, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. Read more »

Labour to boost forestry with pro-growth tax reform

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour Government will give targeted tax incentives to encourage much-needed capital investment in the wood processing industry, Labours Finance spokesperson David Parker says. Read more »

Labour offers tax sweetener for wood processing sector

Article – BusinessDesk

March 19 (BusinessDesk) – Labour Party leader David Cunliffe has thrown the oppositions support behind an ailing wood processing sector with a cluster of policy sweeteners, including a tax break to encourage investment in mills. Read more »

Stanley: NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2014

Speech – NZ Wood

Ladies and gentlemen, good evening. Id like to welcome you all to the NZWood Resene Timber Design Awards for 2014 the annual awards ceremony celebrating the best structural innovations in wood in New Zealand. Let me start by acknowledging the … Read more »

Greens: $1m forestry award for building with hi-tech wood

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party in Government will put $1 million towards the cost of the first 10-storey or higher New Zealand building constructed with structural timber, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today. Read more »

$1 million forestry award for building with hi-tech wood

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party in Government will put $1 million towards the cost of the first 10-storey or higher New Zealand building constructed with structural timber, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today. Read more »

Benefits in coordinated approach to imagery

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Efforts to coordinate central and local government procurement of aerial imagery will ensure better value for money and open access to the data, Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson says. Read more »

West Coast forest cutting rights sold

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew has today announced the sale of 22,800 hectares of Crown forest cutting rights on the West Coast to Ngi Tahu Forest Estates Ltd (NTFE). Read more »

Wood innovation attracts Australian architects

Press Release – Wood Council of NZ

A group of leading Australian commercial architects is visiting New Zealand this month to come up to speed with developments in the use of engineered wood in commercial buildings. Read more »

Hope for going-concern Southern Cross Forest Products sale

Press Release – First Union

The wood sector union is hopeful that jobs may be retained at a Dunedin based wood processing company. Read more »

Call to Set New Zealand Log Price

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters is calling for a log price to be set to end the regional devastation that is occurring as sawmills close. Read more »

Southern Cross Forest Products in receivership

Press Release – KordaMentha

Brendon Gibson and Michael Stiassny of financial advisory firm KordaMentha have today been appointed as receivers to Southern Cross Forest Products Ltd. Read more »

Wood processor Southern Cross Forest in receivership

Article – BusinessDesk

March 3 (BusinessDesk) – Southern Cross Forest Products, which operates five sawmills across the country, has been tipped into receivership as wood processors continue to struggle with global demand that has pushed up log prices. Read more »

RESEND: Super Fund trims stake in Kaingaroa as iwi buy 2.5%

Article – BusinessDesk

RESEND NZ Super Fund trims stake in Kaingaroa Timberlands as six iwi buy 2.5% Read more »

NZ Super Fund trims stake in Kaingaroa as six iwi buy 2.5%

Article – BusinessDesk

March 3 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Superannuation Fund has sold 2.5 percent of Kaingaroa Timberlands to six central North Island iwi, giving the underlying landowners to some of the profits generated from the nations biggest forestry business. Read more »

Iwi join forces to buy into Kaingaroa Timberlands

Press Release – Joint Press Release

North Island iwi join forces to buy into Kaingaroa Timberlands Six central North Island iwi have joined forces to buy a 2.5% stake in New Zealands largest forestry business, Kaingaroa Timberlands. The investment is one of the biggest ever involving … Read more »

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