New Zealand Journal of Forestry Volume 60 Number 4, February 2016

This issue follows the NZIF conference in August which debated the sector’s Forest Policy Project to develop a long-term inter-generational forest policy. The policy will encompass conservation, plantation forests and wood processing, with social, environmental and economic objectives. There are articles on why the NZIF continues to advocate for the forest sector, the public’s perception of forestry, the RMA, and the progress towards a National Environmental Standard for Plantation Forestry, with Andrew McEwen having the last word. There is a paper providing an estimate of the proportion of the small-scale forest that is likely to be harvested and a paper on enhancing the productivity of radiata pine.

1:38 PM, 9 February 2016


NZIF welcomes a new Global Forest Certification Scheme to New Zealand

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry welcomes a new Global Forest Certification Scheme to New Zealand

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) welcomes the endorsement from the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), of New Zealand’s sustainable forestry standard.

9:03 AM, 11 December 2015


Forestry’s Importance Recognised

The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) is pleased to note the recognition of the importance of forestry within the New Year Honours list. Andrew McEwen, immediate past president of NZIF received an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to forestry.

12:56 PM, 11 January 2016


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1:56 PM, 24 July 2015