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Minister will give forest industry a greater voice

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:34 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

The Forest Owners Association says it’s looking forward to a higher profile in government with the appointment of Hon Louise Upston as holder of the forest portfolio in her role as Associate Minister for Primary Industries. More >>

Ewing takes forest safety helm

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 11:35 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

Getting people at all levels of the forest industry to think differently about how to create safe outcomes when working in a dynamic environment is a key objective of the new Forest Industry Safety Council (FISC). More >>

Diverse Image of Forestry Workforce may Surprise Many

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 12:44 pm | NZ Forest Industry Council

With the end of the school year looming, and a new batch of young people now seriously considering their future career options there is a need to set straight a few myths about the forest industry as a place to work. More >>

Malaysia – NZ industries condemn illegal logging

Tuesday, 5 April 2005, 5:15 pm | NZ Forest Industry Council

New Zealand’s forest industry and the Malaysian Timber Council have issued a joint statement condemning illegal logging. More >>

WTO Forestry Proposal Good News - Industry

Friday, 28 January 2005, 3:04 pm | NZ Forest Industry Council

New Zealand’s decision to collaborate with the United States on a joint proposal to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on reducing non tariff barriers facing the international trade of forest and wood products is an important step forward, says ... More >>

Wood Sector Welcomes Free Trade Announcement

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 9:21 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

News of New Zealand’s Closer Economic Partnership with Thailand has been welcomed by the forest and wood processing industries as an important step in strengthening South East Asia market access. More >>

Forest Industries Council Annual Report Released

Friday, 15 October 2004, 9:56 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

Please find attached a link to a copy of the New Zealand Forest Industries Council (NZFIC) 2004 annual report. http://www.nzfic.org.nz/mainsite/Communications.html More >>

Wood Sector Welcomes Geneva Wto Result

Monday, 2 August 2004, 11:39 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

The forest and wood processing industries today welcomed the conclusion of a negotiating framework for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations reached during the weekend in Geneva. More >>

Trans-Tasman Forest Industries Strengthen Ties

Tuesday, 13 April 2004, 11:21 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

The New Zealand and Australian forest, wood, and paper products industries are moving towards a closer working relationship at a series of industry meetings to be held in Canberra between 16 and 24 April. More >>

CEO Address To Future Forests & Timber Conference

Tuesday, 11 November 2003, 8:36 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

A few years ago I was introduced to the sayings of that great American baseball player and philosopher, Yogi Berra, who once said “the future ain’t what it used to be”. More >>

Call For Trans-Tasman Forestry Leadership - NZFIC

Tuesday, 11 November 2003, 8:35 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council today called for greater trans-Tasman cooperation on trade issues and market development. More >>

NZ Forestry Represented At Meeting With Ministers

Thursday, 11 September 2003, 9:40 am | NZ Forest Industry Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council today joined other international forestry organisations in urging world trade ministers to deliver a fair deal for forestry. More >>

Forest Industry Responds To Concerns

Friday, 29 November 2002, 3:26 pm | NZ Forest Industry Council

The NZ Forest Industries Council (NZFIC) supports government moves to seek an independent review of copper chrome arsenic (CCA) and other chemicals commonly used to protect timber against decay. More >>

Tariffs hinder forestry's future development

Tuesday, 5 November 2002, 6:25 pm | NZ Forest Industry Council

The New Zealand Forest Industries Council says it strongly supports the Government's initiative to eliminate non-agricultural tariffs in the World Trade Organisation negotiations. More >>

 

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