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Totara Give Away To Highlight Confiscation Debacle

Tuesday, 12 June 2007, 9:39 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) is to give away totara seedlings to MPs, officials and Wellington office workers on the morning of Tuesday 12 June to again highlight the deforestation crisis caused by the Government’s 2002 confiscation of carbon ... More >>

Parker’s Boasting Rings Hollow

Wednesday, 6 June 2007, 9:45 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Climate Change Minister David Parker’s boast yesterday that foreign financiers plan to plant “up to” 100,000 hectares of permanent forests at a cost of $275 million on the promise of carbon credits rings hollow given his Government’s confiscation ... More >>

Deforestation Data Demands Comprehensive Response

Monday, 28 May 2007, 10:17 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The catastrophic data on deforestation, released by the Government on Friday afternoon, demands ministers and officials start listening to the forestry industry and implement a comprehensive policy response, including reversing its disastrous 2002 decision ... More >>

Majority Close On Carbon Credit Issue

Wednesday, 16 May 2007, 12:56 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) says answers by Foreign Minister Winston Peters to parliamentary questions today have confirmed to forest owners that a parliamentary majority is emerging to reach a sensible resolution to the contentious issue of ownership ... More >>

Forest Owners Welcome Key Comments

Monday, 14 May 2007, 9:23 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) has welcomed Opposition Leader John Key’s restatement yesterday that post-1990 Kyoto forest owners would receive at least some carbon credits under a National-led Government, but says the Government’s failure ... More >>

More Information Wanted on Proposed Carbon Market

Wednesday, 2 May 2007, 4:22 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) is seeking more information on the proposed TZ1 carbon market announced yesterday by big business and immediately endorsed by the Government. More >>

Give Us Back Our Credits And We’ll Bridge Deficit

Thursday, 19 April 2007, 4:31 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Give us back our credits and we’ll bridge the Kyoto deficit, the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) said today. More >>

Comment On United Future Forestry Policy Statement

Thursday, 19 April 2007, 9:53 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) is pleased a party supporting the Labour-led Government on confidence and supply is prepared to keep an open mind on the issue of ownership of post-1990 carbon credits. More >>

Comment on United Future Forestry Policy Statement

Thursday, 19 April 2007, 9:42 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) is pleased a party supporting the Labour-led Government on confidence and supply is prepared to keep an open mind on the issue of ownership of post-1990 carbon credits. More >>

Goff Told Other Govts Foresters Would Own Credits

Monday, 16 April 2007, 10:58 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Cabinet papers released under the Official Information Act show that former Foreign Minister Phil Goff told foreign governments that New Zealand forestry investors would own Kyoto carbon credits and be able to trade them freely on international markets, ... More >>

OECD Report Backs Forester Ownership

Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 12:00 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Investors and owners of post-1990 forests are delighted the world’s most respected international economic organisation, the OECD, has endorsed the New Zealand forestry industry’s position on the ownership of carbon credits, and implicitly criticised ... More >>

Green Policy Pleases KFA, With Reservations

Tuesday, 27 March 2007, 11:59 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) says it is looking forward to further dialogue with the Green Party following the release of the party’s Kicking the Carbon Habit policy framework yesterday. “We note with disappointment that the Greens do not ... More >>

KFA Delighted By Unequivocal Maori Party Support

Thursday, 22 March 2007, 4:55 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) is delighted with the unequivocal support for the forestry industry from the Maori Party. More >>

KFA Supports FOMA in Waitangi Claim for Credits

Wednesday, 21 March 2007, 2:04 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) says it supports the planned Waitangi Tribunal challenge by the Federation of Maori Authorities (FOMA) for ownership of carbon credits associated with Maori-owned forests. More >>

Wellingtonians Set to Lose $870 Million of Credits

Wednesday, 14 March 2007, 5:10 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Thousands of Wellingtonians risk losing a big chunk of their retirement savings as a result of the Government's decision to nationalise carbon credits legitimately owned by forest owners and forestry investors, the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) ... More >>

Akld Forestry Investors Buoyed by Green Support

Monday, 12 March 2007, 3:59 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Green Party’s announcement today confirming that forest owners should receive some financial benefit from the carbon their trees remove from the atmosphere will buoy Auckland-based forestry investors heading to tonight’s MAF land-use consultation ... More >>

Aucklanders Set to Lose $2.6 Bn in Carbon Credits

Monday, 12 March 2007, 9:50 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Thousands of Aucklanders risk losing a big chunk of their retirement savings as a result of the Government's decision to nationalise carbon credits legitimately owned by forest owners and forestry investors, the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) said ... More >>

ACT Leader’s Comments Boost Forestry Industry

Thursday, 8 March 2007, 2:39 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Rodney Hide’s commitment that the Act Party believes in “allowing forest owners to keep the carbon credits that are due to the trees they own” will boost morale in the forestry industry, the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) said today. More >>

Anderton’s Personal Attacks Can’t Disguise Crisis

Wednesday, 7 March 2007, 10:43 am | The Kyoto Forestry Association

Forestry Minister Jim Anderton’s strategy of continual personal attacks on the forestry industry does not obscure the political and deforestation crises his policies and approach to the job have caused, the Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) said today. More >>

National Party Signals on Kyoto Forests Welcomed

Tuesday, 6 March 2007, 2:22 pm | The Kyoto Forestry Association

The Kyoto Forestry Association (KFA) has welcomed comments on carbon credit ownership made by Opposition Climate Change Spokesman Nick Smith today when he, National Leader John Key and Agriculture Spokesman David Carter attended MAF’s land-use consultation ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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