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NZ Wood Timber Design Awards 2010

Tuesday, 14 September 2010, 1:52 pm | NZ Wood

Another high-quality crop of entries for the NZ Wood Timber Design Awards has been received this year, despite a tough year for the construction industry. More >>

Cancer Support Centre Wins Timber Design Award

Wednesday, 28 October 2009, 4:18 pm | NZ Wood

Cancer Support Centre Wins “People’s Choice” Timber Design Award New Plymouth architects Boon Goldsmith Bhaskar Brebner have scooped the popular People’s Choice Award at the 2009 Timber Design Awards in Auckland. Architect Mularli Bhaskar’s ... More >>

“Wood miles” stack up in New Zealand’s favour

Wednesday, 29 July 2009, 10:18 am | NZ Wood

 It can be just as environmentally friendly to ship timber from New Zealand to distant markets than it is for those markets to use timber sourced more locally, a new study shows. More >>

World Forestry Day Celebrated

Friday, 20 March 2009, 4:49 pm | NZ Wood

Cutting down a tree can help save the planet, according to NZ Wood in commemoration of World Forestry Day (Saturday 21 March). That’s as long as the tree that is cut down is replanted. More >>

Wood at your fingertips

Thursday, 4 September 2008, 11:40 am | NZ Wood

A major new resource about wood is now available, with the release of the NZWood ‘Resources’ website. More >>

Carbon stored in wood products needs recognition

Tuesday, 8 July 2008, 9:48 am | NZ Wood

The proposal to recognise the stored carbon content of wood products in Australia’s Emissions’ Trading Scheme should be adopted in New Zealand, according to NZ Wood’s Geoff Henley. More >>

NZ Wood messages find acceptance with consumers

Monday, 26 May 2008, 7:03 pm | NZ Wood

The results of the first market test of NZ Wood have shown that the key wood message of renewability is getting through to consumers. More >>

NZ Wood welcomes forestry productivity indicators

Thursday, 10 April 2008, 4:26 pm | NZ Wood

Development of scientifically-robust productivity indicators for New Zealand’s forestry sites will help ensure the long-term sustainability of forests as a resource, according to NZ Wood. More >>

Forest And Wood Industries Take To The Air

Friday, 1 February 2008, 9:08 am | NZ Wood

The Forest and Wood Processing industries are taking their environmental message to the public next week in a first ever multi-million dollar advertising campaign. More >>

NZ Wood Launched

Friday, 14 September 2007, 9:32 am | NZ Wood

Media Release – NZ Wood 13 September 2007 NZ Wood Launched The land-mark NZ Wood programme was officially launched at Parliament this evening by Hon Jim Anderton, Minister of Forestry. The launch kicks off the first promotional phase of NZ Wood ... More >>

NZ Wood To Hit The Regions

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 10:44 am | NZ Wood

The landmark NZ Wood programme will be showcased to the forestry and wood industry in a series of road-shows around New Zealandin August. The road-shows will unveil plans that bring the industry together behind a number of exciting new initiatives ... More >>