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Nixon and Chadwick at launch

NZIER Report on forestry - strong economic and environment contributions

Published Forestry Bulletin 31 March 2017

The NZIER Report into plantation forest statistics puts our forest sector ahead of beef or sheepmeat export values, but suggests the biggest value of our industry to New Zealand lies in its ecological benefits.

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Port Hill fire March 2017

Fighting fires with science?

Published Forestry Bulletin 31 March 2017

If we are to have more frequent and extreme rural fires, then Scion is meeting the challenge to provide the advanced science, technology and management to fight them.

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Port Hill fire March 2017

Forest safety Learning : away from the blame

Published Forestry Bulletin 31 March 2017

Industry’s aim to bring all the guys ‘n girls home safely is one step closer.

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EVB

Eucalypt beetles test GIA

Published Forestry Bulletin 20 October 2016 - Opinion - David Rhodes, Chief Executive, FOA

It's probably best to describe the first two forest industry experiences, of operating under the Government Industry Agreement GIA) on biosecurity, as a learning curve.

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operator controllling the JOhn Deere

Teleharvester on way to getting boots off the slope

Published Forestry Bulletin 20 October 2016

Progress was on display in Nelson recently for what may so far be the world's only true remote controlled tree feller buncher.

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Russell Dale

Northland Forestry Awards 2016

7 August  2016

Letter of thanks

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Russell Dale

Update by AProf Rien Visser and Prof Bruce Manley

27 June 2016

In 2014 the Forest Levy Trust allocated $100k per annum for an initial 5 years to support forest engineering at the School of Forestry (SOF), University of Canterbury.

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FISC Safety Charter

Safety - Opportunity Knocks

Published Forestry Bulletin –June 2016

The Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) came into force on 4 April, bringing a new regime - and opportunities - for forest owners.bout helping record the rich life of our forests as you work?

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Russell Dale

Streamlining the Shop - Research

Published Forestry Bulletin –June 2016

The management of forest research will be streamlined by a proposal to move most projects under a single umbrella.

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NZ Wood - love our forests

Sharing the Love - NZ Wood

Published Forestry Bulletin – February 2016

December saw the start of the first phase of a campaign to engage the hearts and minds of New Zealanders about our forests.

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