Forest owners welcome biosecurity deed

12 December 2013

Cabinet approval of the deed that will govern how the government and primary industries respond to biosecurity threats has been welcomed by forest owners.

Carbon price rules a lost opportunity for forest owners

8 December 2013

The government has clarified what units will be permitted in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) from 2015, but this does nothing to stimulate action to reduce the nation's net greenhouse gas emissions, says the Forest Owners Association.

Forest Owners support official scrutiny

05 December 2013

Recent assessments of forest workplaces by MBIE (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) and ACC have the full backing of the Forest Owners Association.

Critics should help solve forest safety issues

28 November 2013

Forest owners are asking politicians, unionists and commentators to help them solve the industry's safety crisis and to stop making political capital out of tragedy.

Levy will benefit all forest growers

19 November 2013

The Trust set up to collect funds for activities that will benefit all forest owners is delighted to have received government approval for a levy on forest products from January 1.

Forest owners support workplace safety reforms

7 August 2013

The Forest Owners Association (FOA) welcomes the government's workplace health and safety reforms announced today.

Forest owners pumped by biofuel project

27 July 2013

Forest owners are hopeful that a project designed to convert forest waste into liquid biofuels will provide growers and mills with extra income streams.

Woodscape study completed

7 March 2013

Woodscape, an economic evaluation of wood processing opportunities, has been completed by Crown Research Institute Scion.