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Foresters Award their Achievers

Friday, 2 September 2016, 1:18 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry’s President James Treadwell announces two awards. Forester of the Year is one of the highest accolades in the industry, recognizing contribution, leadership, excellence and integrity. More >>

Prince of Wales encourages sustainable forest management

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 4:58 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

Two new forestry awards for New Zealand and Australia were announced at the New Zealand Institute of Forestry Conference in Dunedin. More >>

NZIF Conference - Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 1:18 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

If so great, we look forward to seeing you. It is going to be an interesting couple of days. More >>

Stop Fiddling while Rome burns

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 6:25 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) is calling on the Government to stop fiddling while Rome burns regarding reducing greenhouse gases. More >>

Forestry’s Importance Recognised

Monday, 11 January 2016, 2:10 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) is pleased to note the recognition of the importance of forestry within the New Year Honours list. Andrew McEwen, immediate past president of NZIF received an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for ... More >>

Institute of Forestry welcomes the COP21 agreement

Monday, 14 December 2015, 1:40 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) welcomes the latest international agreement on climate change and challenges the Government to lift its game. “As a New Zealander I am embarrassed about how little we are doing to reduce climate change” said President ... More >>

Additional pest control needed to save Northland’s Forests

Monday, 14 December 2015, 8:46 am | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) is concerned about the rapid degradation of Northland’s forests due to inadequate pest control. “The short film made public by Forest and Bird shows as a society we have a serious problem if we are to even ... More >>

Launch of a New Zealand Forest Policy Project

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 7:40 am | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) held its annual conference today at Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, with President James Treadwell’s opening address introducing the Forest Policy Project. More >>

Land Use Policy is now urgent

Monday, 22 June 2015, 4:48 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) welcomes the latest in a series of reports from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) on NZ’s declining water quality. The Commissioner’s June 2015 report issues the same warnings related ... More >>

Forestry Told it is Not Important

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 4:48 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The Government announced its cabinet yesterday, and in the process told the Forestry Sector it is not important. The forest sector has called for a senior cabinet post for some time. Forestry needs an effective cabinet voice if it is to fulfil its ability ... More >>

Taxpayer Awards the Polluter

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 3:53 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The National party announced it will spend $200 million of taxpayers and ratepayers money to buy stream side land on dirty dairy farms. The New Zealand Institute of Forestry has consistently demanded the Government stop paying the polluters to pollute ... More >>

Foresters to Meet up in the Hawkes Bay

Monday, 16 June 2014, 9:20 am | NZ Institute of Forestry

Forestry professionals are gathering in ‘sunny Hawkes Bay’ early July to attend the NZ Institute of Forestry’s annual conference. “ Tackling Challenges and Delivering Value ” . More >>

Let's Celebrate Our Forests

Friday, 21 March 2014, 9:31 am | NZ Institute of Forestry

Friday 21st March is the International Day of Forests, a day for everyone to celebrate all the wonderful things that forests provide to our environment, our economy and our society. More >>

Foresters Head to Taranaki

Thursday, 6 June 2013, 11:17 am | NZ Institute of Forestry

Forestry professionals will head to the centre of dairy farming country at the end of this month to attend the NZ Institute of Forestry’s annual conference. Entitled “ The Place of Forests in Collaborative Land Use Decisions” , the conference ... More >>

Toward a Culture of Wood Architecture

Friday, 27 July 2012, 4:59 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

‘Toward a Culture of Wood Architecture’ investigates the increasingly important role that wood is playing in Canada’s search for a sustainable architecture for the 21st Century. The value now being placed on wood, and its re-emergence as a primary ... More >>

NZIF Foundation Makes First Awards

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 4:19 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The newly established NZIF Foundation made its first awards at the New Zealand Institute of Forestry conference dinner in Christchurch last week. The Foundation has been established to encourage and support forestry-related education, training and research ... More >>

NZIF Forester of the Year

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 9:08 am | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry Forester of the Year Award for 2012 was presented to Mr Brett Gilmore, a Registered Forester from Napier at the Institute’s annual conference in Christchurch last week. More >>

NZIF President Condemns Destruction of Forestry Trial

Saturday, 14 April 2012, 5:23 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION 14 April 2012 NZIF President Condemns Destruction of Forestry Trial The President of the NZ Institute of Forestry, Dr Andrew McEwen, today condemned the destruction over Easter of a trial of genetically modified trees ... More >>

NZ Institute of Forestry Loses Honorary Member

Monday, 9 April 2012, 12:12 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

Members of the New Zealand Institute of Forestry, Te Pûtahi Ngâherehere o Aotearoa, are saddened by news of the death of Honorary Member, Sir Peter Tapsell. “Our thoughts are with his family” said Dr. Andrew McEwen, President of the Institute. More >>

2011 Forester Of The Year

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 12:22 pm | NZ Institute of Forestry

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry Inc (NZIF) Forester of the Year Award for 2010 was presented to Mr Peter Weir of Christchurch at the Institute’s annual conference in Auckland last week. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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