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Thursday, 22 Nov 2018
Three years ago Taranaki sawmiller Tom Boon was unsure if his company Taranakipine would have a secure log supply over the long term following a change of ownership of Te Wera Forest, in east Taranaki. Boon's doubts were put to rest this week when China Forestry Group Corporation... more
Friday, 19 Oct 2018
In light of the major project and partnership opportunities emerging in the sector and the increasing multinational demand for the company’s products and services, the XLam board has undertaken an extensive review of their current operations and structure. The current factors driving the board’s... more
Friday, 12 Oct 2018
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1810/S00163/future-of-work-for-nzs-forestry-and-wood-processing.htm Thursday, 11 October 2018, 12:47 pm Press Release: First Union For immediate release 11am 11/01/2018 A symposium to start a discussion on the future of work in... more
Friday, 28 Sep 2018
Source: Brent Edwards  NBR Fri, 28 Sep 2018 Forestry Minister Shane Jones has a blunt message for foreign investors that they will no longer be given free rein to export raw logs. Mr Jones was in China and Japan last encouraging more investment in forestry once changes to the Overseas... more
Friday, 21 Sep 2018
The 2018 NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards advise that ‘Winners are announced’!  Professional achievements deserve recognition! NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards would like to the 2018 Winners are now available for viewing on the NZ Wood website: Click here to view Timber industry... more
Wednesday, 05 Sep 2018
NZ Wood Resene 2018 Gala Awards Dinner – don’t miss out 2 weeks to go!       NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards is a highly acclaimed, annual awards event showcasing the innovative, structural and aesthetic use of timber by New Zealand architects and engineers. The entrants... more
Monday, 23 Jul 2018
HON MEKA WHAITIRI Agriculture   Forestry Associate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri has today launched the new Good Employer Awards in recognition of outstanding primary industry employers and those that provide services to the primary industries. The new awards are sponsored by Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the... more
Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018
It's been a busy few weeks as WPMA continues with the 2018 Regional Meeting schedule.  We've just held events in Nelson, Christchurch and Invercargill.  These well-attended meetings are an excellent opportunity to catch up with members on specific regional manufacturing issues.  They are also a... more
Thursday, 24 May 2018
Auckland could soon be home to the country's first timber high-rise tower. Click here to view News Hub item Building experts are currently discussing possible locations for the skyscraper, which they believe is a safer and more environmentally friendly option. World's tallest wooden... more
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