Brainpower will drive forestry's future

15 Sep 2003

Look increasingly to the land-based industries to provide the real impetus for economic growth and for the high-tech innovation of the future, say forest owners.

Harvesting the potential of forestry

2 Oct 2003

There is no getting away from the fact that the forest industry is facing major trading difficulties. But, as Rob McLagan writes in the New Zealand Herald, don't rush to write it off.

Power line company agrees to maintain transmission routes

20 Nov 2003

The NZ Forest Owners Association has welcomed assurances by Transpower that property easements, to allow line construction and maintenance, are needed where power lines cross private land

Councils double-dip for forest roading

17 Dec 2003

An independent report lends weight to claims by forest owners that they are being unfairly singled out by district councils to pay for roading upgrades.

BIA decision flawed

23 Dec 2003

"The Building Industry Authority's decision on the use of timber in house framing is one step forward, but is still flawed in several respects," says Rob McLagan, chief executive of the NZ Forest Owners Association.

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