Newsletter – Winter 2017

Posted on 21 June 2017 in Publications, Woodnet Newsletters | Comments Off on Newsletter – Winter 2017

In this issue

  • Staff Changes at Woodnet
  • National Government considering incentives for forestry planting
  • MPI Update
  • Emissions Returns
  • Carbon Price Update
  • Forest Valuations / Inventory Plotting
  • Real Estate Update\
  • Hot Topic Myrtle Rust

Full newsletter here

ETS – Could it be changing for the better?

Posted on 18 May 2017 in Magazine/News Articles, Publications | Comments Off on ETS – Could it be changing for the better?

NZ Tree Grower – May 2017

  • The Emissions Trading Scheme managed under the Climate Change Response Act has been operational in New Zealand since the start of 2008. In that time we have seen policy interpretation shift from ‘saving the world’ to ‘saving money’ and back to ‘saving the world’ under different political managers and changing international landscapes.

Download article: NZ Tree Grower – May 2017 – ETS – Could it be changing for the better

Mānuka – A rapidly growing industry

Posted on 15 February 2017 in Magazine/News Articles, Publications, Uncategorised | Comments Off on Mānuka – A rapidly growing industry

NZ Tree Grower – February 2017

  • There was a time when the Government paid farmers to clear mānuka from their land. This article aims to help unravel some of the issues surrounding the source of New Zealand’s current liquid gold in the form of mānuka honey.

Download article: NZ Tree Grower – Feb 2017 – Manuka – A rapidly growing industry

ETS matters – Looking on the bright side of the Field Measurement Approach

Posted on 13 February 2017 in Magazine/News Articles, Publications | Comments Off on ETS matters – Looking on the bright side of the Field Measurement Approach

NZ Tree Grower – February 2017

  • The end of December 2017 marks the end of the Emissions Trading Scheme’s Commitment Period 2. All owners of ETS-registered forests planted after 1989, along with Permanent Forest Sink Initiative forests, are required to submit an emissions return by the end of June 2018. The emissions returns will be based on the change in carbon stocks between the last emissions return and the end of December 2017.

Download article: NZ Tree Grower – Feb 2017 – ETS Matters – Looking at the bright side of FMA