NZIF Conference – Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin

Press Release – NZ Institute of Forestry

If so great, we look forward to seeing you. It is going to be an interesting couple of days. Read more »

New Hub great for wider region, say Chambers

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The new Waingawa log hub will provide tremendous opportunity for the wider Wellington region say the Wellington and Wairarapa Chambers of Commerce. Read more »

Wood and carbon values boost forest interest

Press Release – Bayleys

Significant rises in New Zealand carbon prices and positive prospects for exported timber may signal a renaissance for forest plantings, with new opportunities for landowners and investors alike in coming years. Read more »

Waingawa hub will boost economy and environment

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair Chris Laidlaw has welcomed the opening of Centreports new Waingawa log hub, saying it will deliver benefits for the regional economy, motorists, and the environment. Read more »

New state highway for Northland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A new state highway has been created in Northland, creating a stronger link between the forestry industry and port, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

War on predators: capture collective wisdom, Trust says

Press Release – Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Hawkes Bay-based conservation group Forest Lifeforce Restoration (FLR) Trust has welcomed the Predator-Free by 2050 initiative announced by the government earlier this week. It says the target is achievable but that success will rely on collaboration … Read more »

Crisis in New Zealand Log Supply

Press Release – WPMA

New Zealand wood processing leaders held a hui with senior government officials and political leaders in Whangarei yesterday to assess the acute log supply shortage to local mills in Northland. Read more »

Crisis in New Zealand Log Supply

Press Release – WPMA

New Zealand wood processing leaders held a hui with senior government officials and political leaders in Whangarei yesterday to assess the acute log supply shortage to local mills in Northland. Read more »

Forest industry and Biosecurity Promise

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners’ Association

The Forest Owners Association believes the government is aiming in the right direction with its just announced biosecurity ambitions, but wants to see real plans to deliver on this intention. Read more »

New PGP harvest technology targets safety

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New forest harvesting technology revealed today in Nelson sets its sights on further increasing safety in steep land harvesting operations, Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew says. Read more »

New Zealand log export volumes and prices increase

Press Release – Wood Resources International

New Zealand log export volumes and prices have increased in 2016 because of higher shipments to India and South Korea, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Read more »

GE Trees bad for exports and enviroment

Press Release – GE Free NZ

Certified timber exports as well as the environment will be put at risk if Genetically Engineered Trees are included in the National Environment Standard for Plantation Forestry (NES-PF). Read more »

Timber industry ready to contribute to home catch-up

Press Release – Woodco

The timber industry believes the governments announced boost to home construction, through a Housing Infrastructure Fund, needs to have a timber focus. Read more »

Forest owners prepared to play their part for the enviroment

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners Association

The Forest Owners Association says there are forest based solutions to some of the issues raised in the report released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright. Read more »

KiwiNet receives $10 million PreSeed investment

Press Release – KiwiNet

Hamilton, New Zealand – 28 June 2016 – The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) has received $10.3 million of new investment over the next three years, under a new allocation of Government PreSeed investment, to help transform cutting edge science into commercial … Read more »

NZ export log prices fall in June

Article – BusinessDesk

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand export log prices slid to a five-month low in June as returns were hurt by a stronger local currency and an increase in shipping costs. Read more »

Taupo’s residential building consents rise 45%

Press Release – Enterprise Great Lake Taupo

The release by Enterprise Great Lake Taupo of the March 2016 quarterly economic report shows that the local economy continues to grow steadily, with many indicators back at similar or higher levels to the pre-Global Financial Crisis period. Read more »

Pathways of transition to agroecological food systems

Article – Adam Parsons

A new report by leading sustainability experts has reaffirmed the case for a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems fundamental to which is a call for redistributing power back into the hands of those who feed … Read more »

Forest portal opens … but industry concerns remain

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners’ Association

If you have a question about the environmental and social performance of plantation forestry in New Zealand, it is very likely you will find an informed answer on a new website developed by Scion. Read more »

Strong growth across most primary sectors

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says the outlook for New Zealand primary industries is positive with strong growth forecast across most sectors and dairy prices expected to gradually increase over the next 2 years. Read more »

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