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Forest Research resurrects weavers’ flax at Tarere

Thursday, 24 March 2005, 5:25 pm | Forest Research

A rare variety of flax valued for its weaving properties was returned to its native home at Tarere marae near Gisborne yesterday by Forest Research staff from Rotorua. More >>

Coastal Dune Vegetation Network Conference

Monday, 21 February 2005, 4:51 pm | Forest Research

The 8th national conference of the Coastal Dune Vegetation Network (CDVN) will be held in Whangarei, from 23 February to 25 February 2005. More >>

Forest Research appoints new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 15 February 2005, 2:48 pm | Forest Research

Rotorua-based, Crown Research Institute Forest Research has appointed Dr Tom Richardson as its new Chief Executive. More >>

Wood boring insects pose major threat

Monday, 9 August 2004, 1:29 pm | Forest Research

One of the many highlights of the International Forest Biosecurity and Insect Pest Ecology Conference being held in Hanmer Springs from today will be a presentation by leading American scientist, Dr. Robert Haack who will focus on the gloomy implications ... More >>

International Conference on Forest Biosecurity

Friday, 6 August 2004, 3:24 pm | Forest Research

“Potentially worse than possums” - Forest biosecurity experts consider invasions by exotic forest pests at international conference More >>

Trans-Tasman joint venture appoints interim CEO

Monday, 26 July 2004, 5:02 pm | Forest Research

ensis, the new joint venture between Australasia’s two largest forest research agencies, has appointed an interim Chief Executive. Dr Paul Cotterill, currently Chief of CSIRO Forest and Forest Products Division, has agreed to take the role until 31 December ... More >>

Trans-Tasman forestry venture up and running

Monday, 5 July 2004, 7:51 pm | Forest Research

Forest Research and Australia’s CSIRO announced today that ensis, their new joint venture in forest industry research and development, has commenced trading. More >>

ANZAC deal gives boost to forest products industry

Tuesday, 20 April 2004, 2:10 pm | Forest Research

Leading Australian and New Zealand R&D agencies in the forestry sector will join forces as of 1st July this year, representing a major boost to the forest products industries within each country. More >>

New industries and new jobs

Wednesday, 14 April 2004, 3:31 pm | Forest Research

New, high value industries and new jobs from our forest and agricultural resources will be the ultimate outcome of recent investment decisions announced by the Government science investment agency, the Foundation for Research Science and Technology (FRST) ... More >>

Forest Research defends biosecurity decision

Monday, 16 February 2004, 10:20 am | Forest Research

Forest Research scientists believe that biosecurity systems are working well with respect to pitch canker. More >>

Canterbury wildfire reinforces international findi

Friday, 19 December 2003, 3:29 pm | Forest Research

The degree of damage sustained by Canterbury homes during recent wildfires is not just a question of luck, says Forest Research fire scientist Grant Pearce. More >>

NZ joins new Australian bushfire research effort

Tuesday, 9 December 2003, 1:56 pm | Forest Research

New Zealand is set to contribute to a major Australasian bushfire research initiative being launched today. More >>

Better than expected return

Tuesday, 21 October 2003, 2:04 pm | Forest Research

Rotorua-based Crown Research Institute, Forest Research announced a better than expected return in the last financial year, despite disruptions caused by restructuring, business planning and new strategy implementation. More >>

Forest Research unveils bold new strategy

Thursday, 15 May 2003, 5:33 pm | Forest Research

Forest Research is launching its new Biomaterial Futures strategy tomorrow. The launch is to be held at Forest Research’s main campus at Rotorua. Key forest industry representatives, other manufacturers, members of the academic community and government agencies will ... More >>

Forest Research slams bio-terrorism scaremongers

Wednesday, 22 January 2003, 5:33 pm | Forest Research

Forest Research challenges speculation around bio-terrorist threats against pine plantations. “Deliberate introduction of harmful pests and diseases is by no means inevitable and shouldn’t be talked about as though it is.” Forest Health science ... More >>

Research company to sell Mamaku land-holdings

Wednesday, 16 October 2002, 3:19 pm | Forest Research

Rotorua-based Crown Research Institute, Forest Research has confirmed its intention to sell its two remaining forest blocks at Mamaku, near Rotorua. Intensive efforts to sell the blocks to the Department of Conservation (DoC) commenced in 1998 following ... More >>

Wood and Beyond

Thursday, 26 September 2002, 11:40 am | Forest Research

Rotorua-based Crown Research Institute, Forest Research has recently announced a pivotal refocus of its research effort, with a move into selected areas of science discovery. These areas will underpin developments in the rapidly emerging global ... More >>

Tree geneticists go to prison

Wednesday, 14 August 2002, 11:54 am | Forest Research

Forest Research and Corrections Inmate Employment (CIE) today announced the signing of a six year, multi-million dollar agreement to develop advanced genetic planting stock for forest growers throughout New Zealand. More >>

Pondering Wastewater Issues

Tuesday, 16 April 2002, 12:06 am | Forest Research

About 150 people will assemble for 3 days in Whangamata from tomorrow for the annual conference of the New Zealand Land Treatment Collective. The Collective, a non-profit association, brings together researchers, Government officials, consultants and industry ... More >>

Record Profit For Forest Research

Monday, 29 October 2001, 12:01 am | Forest Research

Rotorua-based Crown Research Institute, Forest Research has posted a record profit of nearly $3.4 million for the 2001 financial year. In announcing the outcome, Chairman Brian Armstrong noted that “While the result is a record for Forest Research, we ... More >>





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