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'Cost to Māori enormous'- forestry group fighting government anti-exotic move
Māori forest owners and the government are still at loggerheads over climate change plans.
Nash determined to bring wood processing home
More timber will be processed in Aotearoa, instead of being sent offshore if a plan from Forestry Minister Stuart Nash is adopted next month.
U-turn on pine trees exclusion from ETS could mean regional booms
Until recently, the government has been looking to discourage the planting of new & permanent exotic forests such as pine trees, by excluding them from the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
Kauri dieback plan 'embodies the saying for Māori by Māori'
Iwi and hapū will play a key role in protecting kauri trees as part of a National Pest Management Plan against kauri dieback.
Govt axes controversial forestry shake-up
The government has axed plans to cut exotic trees like radiata pine from the Emissions Trading Scheme, something iwi groups say would have cost them billions of dollars.
'Bizarre', ministers confronted over climate reforms
Māori have long been reliant on forestry for economic prosperity and some landowners say the changes to climate change legislation will have a detrimental impact on the welfare of their people.
Climate cash won't make up for billions lost from exotic trees- Māori Forestry Association
The government is looking at new economic opportunities in forestry to reduce carbon emissions, but it hasn’t pacified Māori forestry owners.
Minister defends potential $7b hit to Māori forestry
The Minister for Forestry is defending a government plan to remove new exotic forests made up of trees like radiata pine, from the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), despite Māori forestry leaders slamming the move, arguing it could cost iwi $7 Billion in future earnings.
Forest & Bird to work more closely with Māori
Forest & Bird's new chief executive is keen for her organisation to work more closely with Māori.