Forest methane scientists hose down media reports

24 Jan 2006

The authors of a study which revealed for the first time that growing plants emit the greenhouse gas methane now say their work has been widely misinterpreted by many in the media.

Forest owners advise limited co-operation with government

30 Jan 2006

The NZ Forest Owners Association has advised its members to help officials identify which forests would qualify as Kyoto forests for carbon accounting purposes. Kyoto forests are those planted from 1 January 1990.

Forest owners advise limited co-operation with government

30 Jan 2006

The NZ Forest Owners Association has advised its members to help officials identify which forests would qualify as Kyoto forests for carbon accounting purposes. Kyoto forests are those planted from 1 January 1990.

Napier reminder that timber houses are "safe as"

3 Feb 2006

The outstanding performance of timber houses was one of the major lessons of the Napier earthquake says Forest Owners Association chief executive David Rhodes.

Forest shrink puts paid to carbon sinks

8 Feb 2006

New Zealand's plantation forests are shrinking, according to provisional statistics released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Forest industry breaks off government talks

17 Feb 2006

Relations between government officials and forest owners have broken down, New Zealand Forest Owners Association (NZFOA) president Peter Berg said today.

Forestry industry counters Anderton comments

21 Feb 2006

The New Zealand forestry industry is surprised by and disappointed with the comments attributed on www.newsroom.co.nz to forestry minister Jim Anderton which do not reflect its view of the meeting held with him today, New Zealand Forest Owners Association President Peter Berg said today.

Forestry congratulates MAF on moth eradication

21 Mar 2006

The NZ Forest Owners Association has thanked the government for being steadfast in its decision to eradicate painted apple moth and the fall webworm.

Call for political accord on Kyoto forest policy

30 Apr 2006

Forest owners have united to ask all members of parliament to endorse six policy principles which they say will help New Zealand meet its Kyoto targets.

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