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New Government needs to take extra step for wood use

Friday, 20 October 2017, 7:04 pm | Woodco

New Government needs to take extra step for wood use The forest and wood processing industry says it is looking forward to greater use of timber in New Zealand with the coalition government now in place. But WoodCo Chair, Brian Stanley, says the ... More >>

ETS review may reduce forest planting

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:18 pm | Woodco

Forest owners and wood processors say they appreciate the government needs to fine tune the Emissions Trading Scheme, but they believe present uncertainty in the ETS might lead to a reduction in forest planting, just when it needs to increase. The ... More >>

Forest industry’s challenge to manage supply fluctuations

Friday, 12 August 2016, 4:48 pm | Woodco

The pan forest and timber processing industry organisation, the New Zealand Wood Council (Woodco) says there is a supply challenge for many regions in the domestic processing industry. Woodco Chair, Brian Stanley says timber processors are being ... More >>

Timber industry ready to contribute to home catch-up

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 11:53 am | Woodco

The timber industry believes the government’s announced boost to home construction, through a Housing Infrastructure Fund, needs to have a timber focus. More >>

Timber industry ready to contribute to building catch-up

Monday, 4 July 2016, 4:27 pm | Woodco

The timber industry believes the government’s announced boost to home construction, through a Housing Infrastructure Fund, needs to have a timber focus. Woodco chair, Brian Stanley, says the volume of housing resulting from Prime Minister John Key’s ... More >>

Exceptional Efforts by New Zealand Forester Rewarded

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 4:03 pm | Woodco

Exceptional Efforts by New Zealand Forester Rewarded The Wood Council of New Zealand is delighted that Dr Andrew McEwen has received an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours' List for services to forestry. The Wood Council ... More >>

Wood Industry Joins in Congratulations

Wednesday, 6 July 2011, 4:46 pm | Woodco

Today is a great day for the wood industry, says Doug Ducker, chairman of Woodco, following its winning entry into the 48 hour design competition for the Christchurch CBD, which took place over the last weekend. Not only did NZ Wood, Woodco’s promotional ... More >>

Media Release from the Wood Council of New Zealand (Woodco)

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 1:12 pm | Woodco

In the wake of the Christchurch earthquake, the New Zealand wood sector association, Woodco, stands ready to support New Zealand home builders. More >>

Woodco supports Copenhagen Communiqué

Tuesday, 29 September 2009, 10:00 am | Woodco

The wood processing and forest growing association, Woodco, has supported the Copenhagen Communiqué on climate change. More >>

Forest Industry slams TV portrayal of loggers

Thursday, 2 July 2009, 1:17 pm | Woodco

New Zealand’s peak industry body for the forest and wood products industry has slammed the portrayal of logging in Canada in the TV show titled “Axmen” and aired on TV3 on Wednesday night. More >>

Primary Growth Partnership

Friday, 29 May 2009, 12:40 pm | Woodco

The forest and wood products industry welcomes the initiative taken by the National Government in supporting innovation and development of the industry. More >>

Initiatives boost forestry both sides of Tasman

Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 10:27 am | Woodco

  The Australian Government has adopted some of the main elements of a forest industry development initiative that has been successfully operating in New Zealand for the last three years.   The Rudd administration announced yesterday that it is committing ... More >>

Forestry Sector welcomes Free Trade Agreement

Tuesday, 8 April 2008, 1:08 pm | Woodco

Wood Council of New Zealand Chairman Doug Ducker says that while the impact of the Free Trade Agreement with China would have only a small financial benefit to the log and forest products’ exporting sector, due to the low level of current tariffs, ... More >>

Wood Industry Congratulates on Building Code

Monday, 6 August 2007, 4:53 pm | Woodco

Woodco, the pan-industry body representing the forest owner’s, contractors and wood processors, has congratulated the Government for moving toward inclusion of the carbon cost of building materials into the building code. More >>

Government Announcement Welcomed

Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 5:00 pm | Woodco

Woodco (the Wood Council of New Zealand) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Forestry Minister, Jim Anderton that new, government-funded building projects will need to commission a wood design option. More >>

Excuse me, but my log needs your seat

Monday, 21 May 2007, 5:37 pm | Woodco

The forest industry is baulking at the prospect that lumber and logs will be paying a diesel tax to fund Auckland's public transport system. More >>

Forestry industry to promote wood

Thursday, 29 June 2006, 5:26 pm | Woodco

A meeting of forestry industry leaders representing growers, processors, manufacturers and contractors, sponsored by industry umbrella organisation WoodCo, has decided to undertake a multi-million dollar programme to develop and promote the use of wood ... More >>

New Wood Organisation Up and Running in September

Friday, 1 July 2005, 10:53 am | Woodco

A new 'association of associations' to represent the forest and wood processing industry on key common issues should be up and running, as planned, in September 2005. More >>

 

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