Tags : Forestry

Log Traders & Forestry Advisers Registration Bill passed by Parliament

Parliament has today passed the Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Amendment Bill that will provide better information on log supply and build investor confidence in the forestry sector, Forestry Minister Shane Jones says. The Bill was introduced as part of Budget 2020 and supports the predictable and long-term supply of timber. It will help build […]readmore

PGF accelerates Rotorua projects

The Rotorua Museum redevelopment and Whakarewarewa and Tokorangi Forest projects will be accelerated thanks to a $2.09 million Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) boost, Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and Under-Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau announced today. “Investing in local people, regional jobs and local assets is more important than ever in this COVID-19 […]readmore

Government backs investment in wood

The Government is backing the forest and wood-processing industry to play a major role in New Zealand’s economic recovery, with the launch of the Invest in New Zealand Wood Processing prospectus to encourage wider local and offshore investment. “The Government is confident that the future of the forestry and wood-processing sector will be bright. Our products are […]readmore

Applications open for forestry scholarships

Applications have opened for 2021 Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships, which will support more Māori and women to pursue careers in forestry science, says Forestry Minister Shane Jones. “I’m delighted Te Uru Rākau is offering Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships for the third year running. These scholarships are increasing diversity in […]readmore