Future of Wood Processing in New Zealand is the theme of this issue. Three
papers analyse the market prospects for a Kraft pulp mill; the Return on
Capital Employed (ROCE) of potential industries; and the results of the latest
National Exotic Forest Description (NEFD) wood supply forecasts. The last word
is provided by Brian Stanley, Chairman of the Wood Council of New Zealand. Two
professional papers on forest road-stream crossings and forest establishment
quality assurance round out the issue.
NZIF President James Treadwell says “the three reports out this week from Pure Advantage, the Morgan Foundation and the Royal Society highlight the total lack of real effective action from this country to reducing greenhouse gases”
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NZIF concurs with the message from the Ministers stating over the 25 years of the Resource Management Act 1991 Councils have significantly reduced pollution from consented discharges (e.g. factories, sewerage works and forestry operations etc.) but council’s regulatory systems “has not worked in dealing with the more difficult problem of diffuse pollution … including nutrients, pathogens and sediments from intensive farming….”.