The Thomas Kirk award which is made every second year was awarded to Dr Andrew McEwen for eminence and recognises outstanding contributions in the field of forestry.
Forester of the Year was awarded to Paul Nicholls, managing director of Rayonier NZ, for outstanding service to the forestry industry.
The award is one of the highest accolades in the industry, recognising contribution, leadership, excellence and integrity.
Timber Use in Commercial Buildings - with site visit to Queen Street development
Topic: Proposed National Environmental Standards (NES) for Plantation Forestry
you were unable to attend the MPI workshop in Bulls held today that looked at
the impending NES and its potential impact on forest growers.
This is an opportunity for small forest growers and managers, to gain an oversight on the proposed rules with practical examples of how the rules would be applied.
Guest speaker Owen Springford –
Registered Member of NZIF, Forestry Consultant
Topic: “Fish and Chips”Owen is well-known for his outspoken views on certain issues, but you may not have heard his comparison of the forestry and fishing industries. Bound to be provocative and laced with humour, come and enjoy this quixotic talk after a good repast and in even better company
Sausage Sizzle, Refreshments & Networking followed by:
An evening focussed on the Small
Speaker Andrew Clarke (CHH Wood Supply Manager) has recently finished his MBA and his thesis was on characterising the small grower resource.
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