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Helicopter Logging Protestors Go To Court

Tuesday, 21 March 2000, 10:56 am | Native Forest Action

Two anti-native logging activists arrested for locking themselves to a log-lifting helicopter on the West Coast in February 1999 will appear in the Auckland District Court this Tuesday the 21st of March (courtroom four at 9.45am). More >>

Timberlands’ Board should be fired

Friday, 17 March 2000, 2:17 pm | Native Forest Action

Native Forest Action is calling for the government to fire Timberlands' Board of Directors after they re-employed Kit Richards as a consultant following his resignation in January amidst political pressure. Native Forest Action believes the example of ... More >>

Timberlands’ Board Should Be Fired

Friday, 17 March 2000, 11:42 am | Native Forest Action

Native Forest Action is calling for the government to fire Timberlands' Board of Directors after they re-employed Kit Richards as a consultant following his resignation in January amidst political pressure. Native Forest Action believes the example of ... More >>

Havoc In The Forests

Monday, 13 March 2000, 4:22 pm | Native Forest Action

The appearance of Mikey Havoc and his spunky sidekick Newsboy in Westport yesterday drew interest from the public wanting autographs from the famous Aucklanders. More >>

Revealing photos of rimu logging published on net

Monday, 13 March 2000, 9:58 am | Native Forest Action

Native Forest Action activists were chased through dense bush in Orikaka Forest as they attempted to get photos of the Timberlands rimu logging operation. Although they twice came close to capture, they managed to elude forestry contractors and ... More >>

Conservationists Urge End To W. Coast Rimu Logging

Thursday, 17 February 2000, 9:48 am | Native Forest Action

Native Forest Action has sent a letter to Timberlands’ Minister Pete Hodgson today, alerting him that Timberlands is rushing on with logging in key West Coast native forests while it still can. The group urged the Government to end Timberlands’ rimu ... More >>

No Time To Lose In Ending Rimu Logging

Friday, 4 February 2000, 1:46 pm | Native Forest Action

Today's release of uncensored conservation assessments of Timberlands' native forests proves beyond doubt their value for conservation and strengthens the case to end the logging of rimu as quickly as possible, says Native Forest Action. More >>

Act Foolishly Reveals Link With Timberlands -NFA

Friday, 28 January 2000, 12:52 am | Native Forest Action

The Act Party have made fools of themselves by publicising a Native Forest Action email and claiming it embarrasses the government. More >>

Slayed In NZ Wood Product Brand Label Launched

Monday, 20 December 1999, 12:31 am | Native Forest Action

A 'Slayed in New Zealand' furniture label was launched today by Native Forest Action who have been running a campaign since February 1997 to stop Timberlands West Coast logging native forests on public land. More >>

Rimu contracts should be cancelled like beech

Tuesday, 14 December 1999, 7:39 pm | Native Forest Action

Native Forest Action has welcomed the release of details about Timberlands' rimu supply contracts. It appears they are just as dodgy and politically motivated as the soon to be cancelled beech contracts. More >>

Conservationists Welcome Labour Party Assurance

Monday, 8 November 1999, 9:07 am | Native Forest Action

Conservation groups have welcomed an assurance from the Labour Party that it intends, if in government after the elections, to end rimu logging on the West Coast as soon as possible. Michael Cullen and Pete Hodgson sent a letter to various conservation ... More >>

Native Forest Action Vow To Keep Challenging Nats

Monday, 1 November 1999, 5:01 pm | Native Forest Action

"National and ACT have gone against the public will by consistantly backing West Coast native forest logging and Timberlands. Election time is when the public gets to make politicians face up to their actions and we intend continuing to express ... More >>

Native Forest Action - Enough is Enough Protest

Wednesday, 6 October 1999, 10:43 pm | Native Forest Action

Native Forest Action plans to take part in the Enough is Enough protest march up Trafalgar Street in Nelson this Friday. More >>

Beware Of Another Timberlands Stunt!

Tuesday, 5 October 1999, 12:27 pm | Native Forest Action

Native Forest Action urges the public and media to be skeptical of the latest Timberlands public relations stunt which is scheduled for Tuesday, 12:30pm outside Parliament Buildings. More >>

NFA Protest at Civil Aviation Authority

Friday, 20 August 1999, 8:15 am | Native Forest Action

This morning Native Forest Action campaigners are protesting outside the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in Lower Hutt, to draw attention to questionable connections between the CAA, Timberlands and its PR company Shandwick over a case in which a Native Forest ... More >>

 

 

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