Forestry Bulletin

A three times per year publication by FOA

Latest Issue:

Spring 2016 (published 20 October 2016)

  • Mind The Log Gap; Eucalypt Beetles Test GIA; Assurances For Forest Owners in New Safetree Contractor Certification Scheme; 1991 Forest Accord Anniversary Celebrated; Forest Portal Goes Live; Forests of Tomorrow; Waikato Plan Change Misses The Mark; Eucalypt Beetle Back Again; Teleharvester On Way To Getting Boots Off The Slope; NZIF Award To Sally Strang; Cattle Stop Inspiration For River Crossings
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Winter 2016 (published 8 June 2016)

  • An Effective ETS for Forestry -Why Should You Care?; Giving the Trees a Bigger Voice; New FOA President; Making it Easier to Capture CO2; Opportunity Knocks (Safety); Prevention Makeover Coming (Fire); Is This Redwood Right for You? (Research); Beyond Radiata (Research); Flagship Project Yielding Secrets (Research); Fielddays Shout Out for Forestry; EUC Beetle Tests GIA (Biosecurity)
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Summer 2015/2016 (published 8 February 2016)

  • The Real Climate Battle Begins; Spreading our Positive Message; Fire Review - Risks Need to be Managed; Law Needs to Catch Up (GMOs); Different Thinking Needed (FISC); Bernie is at it Again;  Reaching Smaller Growers; GIA Work Begins; Putting a Value on our Forests; Help Identify our Treasures; FGLT Election; ForestWood; Great Earthworks, Ernslaw
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Spring 2015 (published 30 September 2015)

  • NES needed to sort council mismash; Let's keep an open mind on GE; Positive handover to FISC; FOA aims for 'Option Good' (Fire Services Review); A louder regional voice; Gas for Paris; Les Bak : Its a matter of pride; Key herbicides cleared
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Autumn 2015 (published 5 May 2015)

  • Safety Council and Safetree Underway; Alcohol & Drug Code Near; Why are trees disappearing; Deforestation set to cause angst in Paris; No country for Grandparents; FGLT AGM; Biosecurity – Early warning revamp, Research – What is your levy being used for?; Certification – PEFC available in NZ soon; NES – getting there; Fire Pond Aquaculture; 5 new SFF projects
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December 2014 (published 8 December 2014)

  • Safety plan will reshape industry; Making the safety blueprint a reality; Firing up Fitzroy; Groundwork completed, now race begins (STIMBR); Working to change red to green (RNC); New qualifications ready to go; "Safetree" puts workers safety first; FOA supports safer roads
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Winter 2014  (published 24 June 2014)

  • Safety panel needs your input; National's policy platform awaited; Breaking the profit barrier; R & D has a new face; High-tech claiming the slopes; Forest bug-watch revamp; Trip hazards in safety bill; FOA resources
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 Summer 2013 (published 15 December 2013)

  • Slow down to protect our rural kids; Welcome to the new order (levy); Getting on with Folks (MoU signed with Fed Farmers); Unique collection system in place (levy) and Levy Trust Board election results; Priorities for levy funding; Research Committee; EUC beetles cornered; Independent Insight Needed (independent inquiry into forest workplace safety); ETS - give us a price; Boosting Productivity, whacking phytopthora; Levy Rate set, ForestWood 2014, Australian Standard for Kiwi forests; Big Changes on FOA Board
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 Winter 2013 (published 20 August 2013)

  • Making our forests safe ; RMA progressing slowly; Levy journey continues; What carbon forestry?; Health and Safety - the complex world of saving lives - making big improvements in safety performance in our forests will not be easy, but we are determined to do it ....; Ozone Depleter Under Pressure - major research effort underway to find alternatives to Methyl Bromide
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 Summer 2012/2013 (published 18 January 2013) 

  • Register and vote (Forest Voice Referendum in March); Industry safety must improve; Essential earthworks guide; FOA endorses forum report; From wood to gas to diesel; Research - working together; Road transport - Ruapehu DC; Overload at your peril; No men on the slope (future of steep slope forest harvesting); Good progress with HPMVs; Bats in Auckland plantation; Better flood protection; Lees Seymour moves on
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Spring 2012 (published 10 September 2012) 

  • Sweet success at Scion; Green is the colour of courage; You gotta have heart (NZ Wood); ETS chickens coming home to roost; Unfair rates will be challenged; Dig deep to protect our assets; High-tech, the likely pathway (Woodco); Focus on greater profits (research); CLA poll in October / November; IRIS for Aussies, Council delay HPMVs; Precious species studied

Autumn 2012 (published 28 May 2012)

  • More heft goes into drive for zero; Levy process on track; What does GE offer?; RUC system streamlined; The Ring of Fire; Lessons from Austria; We need an ETS that works, Good thing about new bug; Many benefits from Wairarapa log trains; ForestWood impresses; Forest Roading bible out
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Summer 2011 (published 7 December 2011)

  • The ETS - unfinished business; Tight focus on new strategy, Bill takes the reins - new FOA President; Hey Dude! Bernie is cool; A commodity levy on logs; NZ Wood - hard graft behind the scenes; Red trees are greening again; District Plan landscape perils; Rethink for Methyl Bromide, Accord 20th celebrated, Time to register for ForestWood, FOA Christmas/New Year office hours
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Winter 2011 (published 22 August 2011)

  • Building New Zealand in wood; Working on the known knowns; Working with government may have merit; Good science and the sky's the limit; GE Trees - A key to greater sustainability; Forests, products and innovation; NES needs big changes; Ironing out the bugs, Stoners not wanted
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Autumn 2011 (published 25 April 2011)

  • We're serious about zero; In search of a wooden phoenix; Bug law brings bigger bill; Forestry in a game of two halves; Biodiversity NPS concerns; NES revving at athe lights; What are trees worth to the community?
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Summer 2010 (published 7 December 2010) 

  • Wooden homes withstand the shake; Rhodes plays Cancun; Guidelines create a legal bind; GE Trials needed before debate; Carbon tide rolls in; Long NES march continues; A bach in cooee of White House; Fumigant controls tightened; FSC National Standard nearer
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 Winter 2010 (published 24 August 2010) 

  • Forestry - a nice place to be; Government hoists the sails; One-stop commercial design; New look for Bernie signs; Making forestry a safer place; Publicly funded science gets a shake-up; More user-pays in training; Come to Forestwood; EPA initiatives welcome
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Autumn 2010 (published 26 April 2010) 

  • Rodney decision evens playing field; Demand unpredictable but good; Uncertainty clouds carbon forestry; Power pylons show-down; Drug-free zone heads skyward; Illegal logging cop-out; FIDA funds Waiariki upgrade; Bug-free lights, eco-friendly exports; Nessie to emerge from loch
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 Spring/Summer 2009 (published 20 November 2009)

  • Forestwood a great success; FOA President honoured ; Separating out what's bankable ; ETS still holds too much uncertainty ; De Freitas dispels doubts ; More wood is better; Unlocking stored sunshine ; ECoP scores big award; Mill helps eradicate fire ant; His-vis changes coming
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 Winter 2009 (published 7 August 2009)

  • Hopes for stored carbon in CP2; Pellet deal may herald new era (Opinion - David Rhodes); Big conference in October; Hot competition for PGP funding ; Wins all round from new truck limits; Progress at last for fresh water; An NPS for freshwater; NES for forestry in prospect; Major challenges face Copenhagen talks; NZWood rolling on; Forestry games draws students; Safety plan revitalised
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   Autumn 2009 (published 1 May 2009) 

  • Unpredictable China underpins log demand; Government stimulus needed (Opinion - David Rhodes); Go regional, fire authorities told; Recreating the kiwi forest icon; FSC agrichemical rules cause impasse; Public fume fears addressed; LIRA passes into history ; New model for forest training?
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 Summer 2008/2009 (published 4 December 2008) 

  •  Linking arms for mutual benefit; Forestry, carbon & rubic’s cube; NES sought for forestry; Wood's green creds on website; Collaboration with government; Grounds for hope in ETS review; Forest products in vehicle trials; Changes needed in road user charges; Drug code launched
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 Autumn 2008 (published 20 April 2008)   

  • New tax discourages new plantings; Who pays to stop the invaders; Fire : what does the law say?; Chance to fine-tune rural fire law; Climate Change research directory; orest owners commit to cleaner water; IRIS database upgrade; Better pest surveillance needed; Indian Fumigant trialled; Graeme Hall honoured; Kerry Ellem to step down
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 Summer 2007-2008 (published 21 December 2007)  

  • Forestry and green groups sign Climate Change Accord; Opinion: NZFOA chief exec David Rhodes says big changes are still needed in climate change policies; NZFOA forest entry ban lifted; New faces at NZFOA; What does the govt's Climate Bill mean for forest owners?; Eco-building: Green Star needs more work; Regional fuel taxes may not be the answer; Forest health survey praised by overseas experts; New Radiata disease in Chile; Olsen building walks the (NZ Wood) talk; Future Forests is here
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 Winter 2007 (published 20 July 2007)  

  • Environmental code ‘the gold standard’; Forest owenrs stay voluntary; Green light for future forests; Centralised fire plan unwelcome;  NZ Wood targets commercial buildings; Rethinking safety strategies; Nectria findings surprise
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 Autumn 2007 (published 1 May 2007) 

  • Log truckers take a bow;  The case for longer, heavier trucks; Kyoto? How do forests help?; Land-use plan fails New Zealand; Turning waste wood to energy; Put a pine tree in your tank; Fumigants for export success
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Winter 2006 (published August 2006)
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