Folder 2002


pdf New Zealand Transport Strategy - September 2002

The Council and Association take a very keen interest in the NZ transport system. Unfortunately neither organisation had an opportunity to participate in the Reference Group process which reviewed the draft Strategy and conveyed its views to the officials responsible for preparing the draft for the Government's consideration

pdf Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill 2001 - March 2002

The Association and the Council support the need to provide a safe working environment and to ensure continuous improvement in safety performance. Indeed, this has been an emphasis of both the Association and the Council over recent years and members of both organisations have made significant efforts in this regard

pdf Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Genetically Modified Organisms) Amendment Bill - Feb 2002

The Association has long recognised the potential value to the forest sector from biotechnology including the potential uses of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). A number of forest companies have invested significant time and money in researching the physiology and genetics of radiata pine