Submission on the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Bill

Many of NZIF’s members have a direct involvement in the management of forest and rural lands of which fire management activities relating to fire restriction, prevention, protection and control is very much an integral part of this role. Uncontrolled landscape wildfires are a known risk to our members and stakeholders and as a consequence the losses from wildfires do impact on the financial returns from forestry investment. Some NZIF members also have an interest in the management of fire in the hill and high country public lands covering a third of New Zealand under the management of Department of Conservation.

11:07 AM, 22 August 2016

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1:56 PM, 24 July 2015

New Zealand Journal of Forestry Volume 61 Number 1, May 2016

The 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.

1:38 PM, 10 May 2016