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    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.

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    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.  

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    First Māori wahine to serve as trade commissioner in Taiwan

    Tina Wehipeihana-Wilson is the first Māori wahine to serve as New Zealand's director of trade in Taiwan. The Tukorehe descendent, mother of four, and Stanford University alumna has been in the position for a year but says there are many opportunities, not only for New Zealand but also Māori.

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    Māori farmers turning to forestry

    The area of forest plantation on Māori farms has increased from 66,000 hectares in 2006 to 126,000 hectares as of June 30, 2020.

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    Eastland Wood Council wants road rates to be part-paid by horticulture

    Eastland Wood Council chief executive Philip Hope says forestry is a big user but not the only user.

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    Government funding boosts forestry career pathways

    Training a new intake for log production, including mentorship with qualified professionals.

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    Government to provide support for planting of forests on Māori land

    The Government will provide up to $1.69 million to Māori landowners to make their whenua more productive through the planting of forests.

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    Ngāti Rēhia and Crown create kauri sanctuary

    The government and Northland iwi Ngāti Rēhia have today announced up to $6.25 million in One Billion Trees funding for a new kauri sanctuary.

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    Growing diversity in the forestry sector

    Māori and women interested in pursuing careers in forestry science are encouraged to apply for the 2021 Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau - Forestry Scholarships which are now open.

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