Submission on the Fire and Emergency Funding Review

The fire management requirements of the urban build environment and the forest and rural landscape are like chalk and cheese. The priorities and practices in the rural fire context are different to those in the urban fire context. The spatial distribution of farms, forests and assets, the distribution of small rural communities, the fire risks and vulnerabilities, the land-use policies, strategies and practices, and the different stakeholder groups, are all components which require a collective focus by those involved with the use of fire and management of unwanted fires in the forest and rural landscape.

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Media Release - NZ Institute of Forestry continues its relationship with the Prince of Wales
His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, participated in a forestry roundtable meeting over the weekend hosted by the In…
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NZIF Foundation announces for 2018
The NZIF Foundation is calling for applications for scholarships, awards and prizes offered in 2018 by the NZIF Foundati…
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New Zealand’s foresters should not be punished for managing their forests sustainably
The New Zealand Institute for Forestry (NZIF) advocates for the adoption of an integrated land use policy for New Zealan…
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NZIF Forest Fire Committee
The Forest Fire Committee was established by the NZIF Council in June 2016. Its broad aim is to represent the interests …
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Submission - Productivity Commissions Low-emmission economy
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The Emissions Trading Scheme does not and cannot incentivise afforestation.
Stagnant and declining rates …
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Media Release - NZIF Foundation Awards 2017
The NZIF Foundation announced its 2017 awards at the New Zealand Institute of Forestry conference dinner in Rotorua last…
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