FOA Media Releases 2023

10 March 2023  

Hill country farming campaign shows they think climate change is someone else’s problem

The Forest Owners Association says the latest campaign against forestry, led by Beef+Lamb New Zealand and 50 Shades of Green, is climate change responsibility denial, and is dangerous in the long term for New Zealand’s sheep and beef farmers.

24 February 2023  

Forest Owners says two months too brief to look into the complex land issues in Tairāwhiti.

The Forest Owners Association says the two month long inquiry into land use in Tairāwhiti doesn’t give enough time or depth to find solutions.

16 February 2023  

Forest Owners want genetic technology approved

The Forest Owners Organisation says New Zealand needs to concentrate on the safety of genetic technology on a case-by-case basis rather than persisting with blanket bans.

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