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Log Shortages Will Strangle Local Sawmilling

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 12:02 pm | NZ Timber Industry

High export demand for logs in China and other Asian markets is creating a widespread shortage of logs for processing here says the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation, and there’s every reason to believe these shortages will continue over the next ... More >>

Timber Industry Supports Common Currency with Oz

Tuesday, 25 August 2009, 1:50 pm | NZ Timber Industry

“New Zealand Timber Industry Federation President, Howard Tonge, strongly supports the Prime Minister’s consideration of a common currency with Australia. More >>

Govt Must Ensure Banking Systems Support Timber

Wednesday, 15 October 2008, 5:20 pm | NZ Timber Industry

``The loss of 320 jobs at Carter Holt Harvey reflects the 30% slump in domestic timber sales since last year. More >>

Anderton Criticism Justified

Monday, 12 March 2007, 1:17 pm | NZ Timber Industry

The New Zealand Timber Industry Federation (NZTIF) has come out in full support for Mr Roger Dickie of the Kyoto Forestry Association and his criticisms of Forestry Minister Jim Anderton over his handling of land resource and climate change issues. More >>

False Timber Grading – Carter Holt Harvey

Thursday, 12 October 2006, 5:07 pm | NZ Timber Industry

1. Carter Holt Harvey is not a member of the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation (NZTIF) and wasn’t at the time when the false grading occurred. In 2002 we became aware of wrongly graded timber in the market and of rumours that Carter Holt Harvey ... More >>

New Timber Grading Rules

Friday, 22 September 2006, 11:51 am | NZ Timber Industry

“After over two years of contemplation the New Zealand Government last week changed the rules on structural timber grading. More >>

Timber Imports Killing Local Industry

Monday, 7 November 2005, 10:28 am | NZ Timber Industry

New Zealanders imported in excess of $350 million of timber products in the year to 30 June 2005 at the expense of local timber growers, suppliers and furniture makers. More >>

“No Problems with TimberSaver”

Thursday, 14 July 2005, 5:54 pm | NZ Timber Industry

“The New Zealand Timber Industry Federation is outraged by the exaggerated claims being made about TimberSaver T1.2. We are very concerned about the alarm and stress being caused to house owners from this unjustified publicity says Gary McVicar, President ... More >>

New Zealand Timber Industry Federation

Friday, 18 March 2005, 2:33 pm | NZ Timber Industry

“The New Zealand Timber Industry Federation is extremely disappointed at the outcome of the APVMA’s decision to phase out the use of CCA (copper, chrome, arsenate) treated timber in domestic applications. More >>

Mr Anderton & The Timber Industry

Friday, 28 November 2003, 3:21 pm | NZ Timber Industry

In recent months the sawmilling industry has experienced increasing difficulty in maintaining its level of exporting timber particularly to the USA and Asia. More >>

CCA Treated Timber Declared Safe

Thursday, 20 November 2003, 12:06 am | NZ Timber Industry

Two of Australasia’s most prominent toxicologists have just released a Report which unreservedly gives a clean bill of health to timber treated with a preservative including copper chrome and arsenic. More >>

100% Pure New Zealand Pine - Launch Release

Friday, 3 October 2003, 1:46 pm | NZ Timber Industry

“Leading timber exporters have formed a consortium to develop new export markets using a new brand – 100% Pure New Zealand Pine. More >>

Timber Feds Welcome Scientific Findings

Friday, 2 May 2003, 3:01 pm | NZ Timber Industry

“The New Zealand Timber Industry Federation welcomes the scientific findings of the ERMA Review which confirms its belief that CCA treated timber is a safe product when handled in accordance with the WOODmark® standards. More >>