Forest industry backing judgment against forest companies

24 April 2018

Forest industry associations are supporting penalties imposed in the District Court against Bay of Plenty forest owner Whitikau Holdings and two harvesting contractors.

Climate Change Panel a good first step

19 April 2018

Forest Owners says the just announced appointment of an Interim Climate Change Panel is a good first step towards setting up a Climate Change Commission.

Zero Carbon Act solution in planting more trees

8 March 2018

The Forest Owners Association says the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, should be listened to when he says words need to be turned into deeds to achieve New Zealand’s climate change mitigation goals.

Streamlining applications for overseas ownership in New Zealand forests clarifies investment signals

7 March 2018

The Forest Owners Association says streamlining the application process for overseas investment in New Zealand forests is a major step forward and will make clear to potential investors that New Zealand has a positive forest future.

Consultation starts on fumigant for forest industry to replace methyl bromide

28 February 2018

A significant milestone has been reached in replacing methyl bromide as the standard fumigant for export logs and timber.

Billion tree planting timetable gives industry confidence

22 February 2018

Forest Owners say the announcement of the timetable for the government’s billion tree ten year project will give confidence that the massive afforestation is a serious proposition.

Cutting Rights proposal jeopardising government’s billion tree and climate change mitigation goals

18 January 2018

The Forest Owners Association is against the proposal the Overseas Investment Office should approve or decline sales of forest cutting rights.

Jim Anderton’s legacy contribution to forest industry

8 January 2018

The Forest Owners Association is paying tribute to Jim Anderton for his contribution to the forest industry.

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