Forestry Minister Shane Jones said yesterday new legislation to bring forestry rights into the overseas investment screening regime would help promote high quality foreign investment that puts more emphasis on genuine benefits for New Zealanders.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy & Conservation Minister Maggie Barry said at the weekend the control of wilding pines had nearly reached the first-year target of 1 million ha.
6 central North Island iwi have joined forces to buy a 2.5% stake in New Zealand’s largest forestry business, Kaingaroa Timberlands, from the NZ Superannuation Fund.
Published 22 May 2011 Forest Enterprises Ltd (John Sexton & managing director Steve Wilton, Masterton) said on Friday it would expand its operations in the Wairarapa as it gears up for major growth in its harvesting programme. Mr Wilton said the company had implemented a new management structure, with recent appointments of key new staff, […]
Published 5 February 2010 Environment Minister Nick Smith yesterday commended Puketapu 3A Incorporation and Mighty River Power Ltd on their 2400ha Taupo forest proposal to reduce carbon emissions & nitrate run-off. Dr Smith said: "This innovative agreement perfectly illustrates the benefits of the Government’s emissions trading scheme and its support for the Lake Taupo […]
Published 20 March 2008 Forest owners intend to dramatically reduce deforestation as a result of the proposed emissions trading scheme, Forestry Minister Jim Anderton said this week. Mr Anderton cited intentions shown in the Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry’s latest survey of deforestation. When the survey was done last year, the amount of […]