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Forest Growers Levy Rate To Increase For The First Time In Seven Years

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 10:50 am | Forest Growers Levy Trust

Directors of the Forest Growers Levy Trust have raised the rate on Harvested Wood Materials, for the first time since the levy was introduced by a forest grower referendum in 2013. The Chair of the Levy Trust, Geoff Thompson, says clear support for the ... More >>

Forest Growers Levy Trust Commits To Support Industry

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 4:06 pm | Forest Growers Levy Trust

The New Zealand Forest Growers Levy Trust is anticipating borrowing and using reserves to maintain as much of its yearly work programme as possible. The Trust has decided today (29 April eds) to reduce its work programme by a million dollars, following ... More >>

Call for foresters to vote on levy order

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:51 am | Forest Growers Levy Trust

The Chair of the Forest Growers Levy Trust, Geoff Thompson, says a positive vote in the current levy referendum is vital to maintain the support of government funding for the industry. Forest owners are currently voting whether to renew the Commodity ... More >>

Scope of work for forest owners grows

Monday, 14 December 2015, 9:14 am | Forest Growers Levy Trust

Funds raised by forest growers for research and other industry activities are expected to total $7,620,000 in 2015, about $1 million more than budgeted. At the same time, administrative expenditure has been kept under tight control. More >>

Forest grower poll open

Monday, 5 October 2015, 11:58 am | Forest Growers Levy Trust

Voting is now open for the person who will represent owners of smaller forests on the Forest Growers Levy Trust board. The two candidates are Guy Farman, managing director of Farman Turkington Forestry and Steve Wilton, managing director of Forest ... More >>

Members sought for forest levy board

Monday, 7 September 2015, 11:03 am | Forest Growers Levy Trust

Nominations are open for members of the Forest Growers Levy Trust board. There are vacancies for two members representing owners of large forests and one representing owners of smaller forests. More >>

Funds will benefit all forest growers

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 3:58 pm | Forest Growers Levy Trust

The Trust set up to collect funds for activities that will benefit all forest owners is delighted to have received government approval for a levy on forest products from January 1. More >>

Forest growers go to the polls

Friday, 1 November 2013, 12:37 pm | Forest Growers Levy Trust

Fourteen candidates are standing for six positions on the board of the Forest Growers Levy Trust, the new body representing the interests of forest owners. More >>

Forest growers to elect first board

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 2:17 pm | Forest Growers Levy Trust

The Forest Growers Levy Trust, the new organisation representing the interests of all plantation forest owners, large and small, is calling for nominations for its first elected board. More >>

Forest Levy takes important step

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 10:09 am | Forest Growers Levy Trust

An application for the introduction of a levy on harvested logs has been lodged with Associate Minister for Primary Industries Hon Jo Goodhew. “This is an important step in the process of getting a Levy Order under the Commodity Levies Act and follows ... More >>

86% vote supports forest levy

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 5:09 pm | Forest Growers Levy Trust

A referendum of forest growers has shown strong support for a levy on harvested forest products. More >>

Forest owners vote yes on commodity levy

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 4:08 pm | Forest Growers Levy Trust

The Forest Voice referendum will deliver a clear yes vote in favour of a commodity levy when final results are released in a few days. The levy, which will be used to fund activities that benefit all forest owners, was the subject of a referendum ... More >>

Research the key to profitable forests

Monday, 11 March 2013, 4:53 pm | Forest Growers Levy Trust

Forest owners and scientists believe forest growing can be made much more profitable. But to make it happen, growers need to invest in well-targeted research. More >>

Voting opens in forest referendum

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 10:13 am | Forest Growers Levy Trust

Polls in the Forest Voice referendum will be open from 1-29 March, a week longer than originally intended. More >>

All forests to be monitored for foreign bugs

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 11:00 am | Forest Growers Levy Trust

All forest plantations will be brought into a nationwide forest health surveillance scheme if next month’s referendum of forest growers is successful. More >>

New forest player aims to give all growers a say

Wednesday, 19 December 2012, 1:02 pm | Forest Growers Levy Trust

Forest owners will vote in March on a plan that aims to give all commercial forest and woodlot owners a say in the future of their industry. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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