NZ Forest Owners' Association - Latest News [Page 1]

Forest owners welcome support for radiata alternatives

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 1:36 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners have welcomed government support for research into plantation species other than radiata pine. [See http://bit.ly/1PuC97Z ] More >>

Forest planting scheme hints at potential in trees

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:01 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners welcome the reboot of the popular Afforestation Grant Scheme (AGS) announced yesterday by associate primary industries minister Jo Goodhew. More >>

Global call finds NZ forest policies wanting

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:11 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners and wood processors world-wide are calling for governments to recognise the role of forests and wood products in combating climate change. More >>

Don’t go down to the woods today

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 10:47 am | NZ Forest Owners' Association

With the risk of forest fire now very high or extreme in many parts of the country, the public is being cautioned not to enter plantation forests without permission. “Forest owners have stopped working in drought-affected forests or are limiting ... More >>

Forest owners ask government for ETS crisis meeting

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:23 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners are asking the government to call an urgent meeting of primary sector leaders and iwi to deal with the country’s greenhouse gas emissions blow-out.They say a lack of new forest planting and a looming harvest “bulge” has to be addressed. More >>

Forest Owners Welcome Labour’s Climate Initiatives

Monday, 25 August 2014, 5:43 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Labour’s proposal to set up an independent Climate Commission to advise the government on how to meet its emissions targets has been welcomed by the Forest Owners Association. More >>

The forest safety battle is not yet won

Monday, 18 August 2014, 3:35 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Point scoring in the media will not make our forests safer places to work, says the Forest Owners Association. More >>

Forest owners support changes to erosion planting scheme

Friday, 1 August 2014, 3:14 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

The Forest Owners Association welcomes government changes to the scheme that funds erosion control initiatives on the East Coast. More >>

Forest owners: The ETS is on life support

Sunday, 13 April 2014, 4:06 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

New Zealand has met its Kyoto obligations by a whisker, but it has little to do with the ETS, say forest owners. More >>

If trees could cheer!

Friday, 21 March 2014, 9:29 am | NZ Forest Owners' Association

“Each minute of that day, New Zealand's 1.8 million hectares of sustainable forest estate will grow enough timber to build two standard NZ homes and will contribute nearly $10,000 to the country’s export earnings. More >>

Major forest industry safety review launched

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 2:07 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

An independent panel is to conduct a major review into the high number of serious and fatal injuries in the forest industry. More >>

Forest owners welcome biosecurity deed

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 3:26 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Cabinet approval of the deed that will govern how the government and primary industries respond to biosecurity threats has been welcomed by forest owners. “The biological industries need secure borders, effective monitoring for possible incursions and ... More >>

Forest Owners support scrutiny

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 10:53 am | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Recent assessments of forest workplaces by MBIE (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) and ACC have the full backing of the Forest Owners Association. More >>

Forest owners support workplace safety reforms

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 5:23 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

The Forest Owners Association (FOA) welcomes the government's workplace health and safety reforms announced today. More >>

Forest owners pumped by bioenergy project

Friday, 26 July 2013, 5:17 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners are hopeful that a project designed to convert forest waste into liquid biofuels will provide growers and mills with extra income streams. In what is known as the 'Stump to Pump' project, the government has approved $6.75 million in funding ... More >>

Essential guide for earthworks in tiger country

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 1:31 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners and farmers now have access to detailed information about carrying out earthworks on steep hills that are often prone to erosion -- the tiger country where New Zealand’s plantation forests are increasingly grown. More >>

Forest vigilante threat dismays land owners

Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 3:40 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners are dismayed at Otago University Professor Sir Alan Mark’s suggestion that he might assemble a group of activists to rip out forest seedlings on a farm near Dunedin. More >>

ETS changes don’t address carbon flood

Monday, 2 July 2012, 6:56 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners say the government appears to be unconcerned about the tide of European carbon credits flooding onto the New Zealand market. More >>

GE trees may benefit the environment

Friday, 13 April 2012, 5:14 pm | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners support the trial of genetically engineered (GE) radiata pine trees at Scion and are deeply disappointed that experimental plantings have been destroyed by vandals. More >>

Ban on dodgy carbon credits a welcome first step

Friday, 23 December 2011, 9:50 am | NZ Forest Owners' Association

Forest owners have welcomed the government decision to prevent emitters from using dodgy carbon credits to meet their obligations under the NZ Emission Trading Scheme (NZETS). More >>

 

 

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