World endorsement sought for New Zealand plantations

7 Mar 2005

New Zealand is seeking international confirmation of the environmental standards achieved in its radiata pine plantations.

New Zealand should be proud of its plantation forests

18 Mar 2005

Countries with sustainable plantation forests worked effectively together at the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) plantation review committee meeting in Stockholm last week.

RMA Bill may aggravate project delays

31 Mar 2005

The forest industry says costs and delays imposed by the Resource Management Act are among the reasons the industry is unlikely to meet its wood processing and job creation targets.

Government - industry initiative will help make forestry number one

6 Apr 2005

The Forest Industry Development Agenda, announced by Hon Jim Anderton, will help the industry on its way to becoming New Zealand's largest export earner, according to industry leaders.

New chief executive for NZFOA

30 May 2005

The President of the NZ Forest Owners Association, Peter Berg, today announced that Mr David S Rhodes has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive of the Association to succeed Rob McLagan.

Forest growers adopt national standard

8 Jun 2005

After five years of negotiation, the New Zealand forest industry has a national standard for sustainable plantation forest management.

Kyoto disaster predicted

9 Jun 2005

New Zealand is highly likely to miss its Kyoto targets, at great cost to taxpayers and consumers, says the Forest Owners Association.

Disastrous Kyoto policies must change

12 Jun 2005

If New Zealand is to meet its Kyoto targets, the government must stop encouraging land owners to replace trees with cows, says the Forest Owners Association

Hodgson mischievous say forest owners

13 Jun 2005

Climate change minister Pete Hodgson is being mischievous in his defence of his Government's disastrous climate change policies, says the Forest Owners Association.

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