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Bill McCallum: Forestwood 2014 Opening Address

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 1:34 pm | Wood Council of NZ

For those of you not familiar with the Wood Council of New Zealand, the association, which was incorporated in 2006, is a pan-industry body which represents the common interests of the forest growing and wood processing sectors. The following associations ... More >>

Wood innovation attracts Australian architects

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 4:57 pm | Wood Council of NZ

A group of leading Australian commercial architects is visiting New Zealand this month to come up to speed with developments in the use of engineered wood in commercial buildings. More >>

Vital investment tool developed for wood processors

Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 10:01 am | Wood Council of NZ

A major study report released by the Wood Council highlights the need for by-products from established industries like sawmilling if New Zealand is to develop profitable businesses based on emerging technologies, like bio-fuels and bio-chemicals. More >>

WoodScape study completed

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 6:45 pm | Wood Council of NZ

WoodScape, an economic evaluation of wood processing opportunities, has been completed by Crown Research Institute Scion. More >>

Forest industry transforming itself

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 2:48 pm | Wood Council of NZ

The forest and wood processing industries are moving quickly on a strategy to transform the sector. The Wood Council (Woodco) has just given the go-ahead to a $400,000 research-based initiative which aims to get the highest value out of every cubic metre of timber ... More >>

Respected figure in wood industry passes away

Thursday, 29 September 2011, 2:00 pm | Wood Council of NZ

The Wood Council of New Zealand today marked the passing of Brice Landman, member of the Wood Council and Chief Executive of Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper. Mr Landman passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday the 22nd September 2011. "Brice was ... More >>

Forest Industry Study Released

Friday, 24 June 2011, 2:08 pm | Wood Council of NZ

The Wood Council of New Zealand (Woodco) today (24 June) released 'Building a Stronger Future For Wood', the 2011 industry study. More >>

wood processors could miss out on Japan rebuild opportunity

Monday, 4 April 2011, 2:04 pm | Wood Council of NZ

Media Release from NZ Wood 4 April 2011 New Zealand wood processors could miss out on Japan rebuild opportunity New Zealand wood processors run the risk of missing out on the massive amounts of processed wood likely to be required for Japan’s ... More >>

International Year of Forests Launched

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 4:32 pm | Wood Council of NZ

The 2011 International Year of Forests was launched last night (SUBS: 9 March 2011) at Parliament by Minister of Forestry David Carter and Woodco Chair Doug Ducker. More >>

Heavy truck amendment will improve productivity

Thursday, 1 April 2010, 5:31 pm | Wood Council of NZ

The Wood Council of NZ says all New Zealanders will benefit from the decision to allow heavier loads on a limited number of roads and congratulates the Minister of Transport for taking action to implement the first change in 20 years. More >>


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