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Closure of Gisborne Rail a disaster for the region

Thursday, 4 October 2012, 11:21 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Roger Dickie spokesman for the Kyoto Forestry Association and promoter of a large number of investment forests in the Gisborne region says that residents of the Gisborne region should be very angry with the National Government and minister Joyce for their ... More >>

Claytons Emissions Trading Scheme Will Cost New Zealand

Saturday, 22 September 2012, 12:57 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Proposed amendments to the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading and Other Matters) Amendment Bill will do nothing to stop the flood of cheap international carbon credits into New Zealand. More >>

Forest Industry Encouraged By ETS Review Report

Tuesday, 1 September 2009, 9:54 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The select committee report recommending that New Zealand pursue an emissions trading scheme as the primary economic mechanism in its response to climate change, is welcomed the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) said today. KFA spokesman, Roger Dickie, said ... More >>

No Hope Of Tree Planting After Government’s “Cap”

Monday, 17 August 2009, 11:35 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

There will be no private investment in new forest planting for the foreseeable future following Radio New Zealand’s revelation today that the Government plans to introduce a carbon price cap and a ban on international trade of carbon credits, the Kyoto ... More >>

New Forests Can Halve Net Emissions By 2020

Thursday, 13 August 2009, 10:29 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Governments target for reducing net carbon emissions is achievable with the assistance of significant new investment in forest planting, the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) said today. The association said private investors had the capability to deliver ... More >>

No New Tree Planting This Parliamentary Term

Tuesday, 28 July 2009, 9:22 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Climate Change Minister Nick Smith is “badly misreading commercial and economic realities” if he thinks the Government’s planned changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will lead to the private sector resuming tree planting, the Kyoto Forestry ... More >>

Kyoto Forest Owners Welcome Passing Of ETS

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 2:30 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) welcomes the passing of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) legislation and will continue to work with officials and all political parties to ensure any future amendments to the scheme do not undermine the value ... More >>

Kyoto Forest Owners Support Pre-1990 Counterparts

Wednesday, 3 September 2008, 9:45 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA), which represents owners of forests planted after 1 January 1990, has added its support to owners of pre-1990 forests, including members of the New Zealand Forest Owners Association Inc., the Flexible Land Use ... More >>

Kyoto Forest Owners Need Ets Passed

Sunday, 24 August 2008, 1:45 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The thousands of New Zealanders who invested their own savings to plant trees in the 1990s need the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) legislation to be passed in order to secure the estimated $1.6 billion of carbon credits promised to them by all parties ... More >>

KFA Seeks Assurances On Carbon Credit Promises

Monday, 21 July 2008, 4:23 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) is seeking assurances from the Labour and National parties that their 2007 promises to post-1989 forest owners, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, can continue to be relied upon. More >>

KFA Supports Key Call For Reopening Of Submissions

Monday, 19 May 2008, 9:28 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) says it supports Opposition Leader John Key's call for submissions to be re-opened on the Climate Change (Emissions Trading & Renewable Preference) Bill. More >>

Post-1989 Forest Owners Worried About ETS Delay

Tuesday, 6 May 2008, 2:56 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) is concerned about reports the Government plans delaying bringing other industries, notably transport, into the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). More >>

KFA Thrilled With Carbon Credit Announcement

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 4:24 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) has congratulated Prime Minister Helen Clark, Forestry Minister Jim Anderton, Climate Change Minister David Parker and the Labour/Progressive Government on today’s announcement that owners of forests planted after 1 January ... More >>

Movement On Carbon Credits Sought

Tuesday, 18 September 2007, 12:21 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Kyoto forest owners are looking for substantial movement from the Government on the controversial issue of post-1990 carbon credits when it makes its climate change policy announcements later this week, the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) said today. More >>

KFA Congratulates M-Co, Trade Me And Meridian

Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 9:28 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) today welcomed moves from M-Co, Trade Me and Meridian Energy to establish a platform for carbon trading within New Zealand. More >>

Billboard Campaign Against Govt Forestry Policies

Friday, 3 August 2007, 11:23 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) today launched a billboard campaign to highlight the devastating economic and environmental effects of the Government’s forestry policy of confiscating carbon credits from post-1990 forest owners. More >>

PM: Give Forestry the Same Support as Film

Friday, 3 August 2007, 9:38 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The New Zealand forestry industry would be twice the size of the New Zealand film industry if it had half as much encouragement from the Government, the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) said today. More >>

Election-Year Spending Limit Worse Than Expected

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 9:38 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Government’s election spending proposals, announced by Justice Minister Mark Burton late yesterday, are worse than expected and will see interest groups restricted to spending less than $6,000 a month to promote their views in election year, the ... More >>

Te Arawa Settlement Underlines Forestry Shambles

Friday, 20 July 2007, 10:34 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The extra $85 million cost to the taxpayer of the Te Arawa settlement, to protect the value of the iwi’s forestry assets against idiotic Government policies such as the proposed $13,000 per hectare retrospective deforestation tax, underlines the ... More >>

KFA To Consider Defying Election-Year Ad Ban

Tuesday, 17 July 2007, 10:27 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) is considering defying the Government's proposed ban on election-year advertising by lobby groups, set to be announced by Justice Minister Mark Burton this week. More >>

 

 

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