Pests and diseases of forestry in New Zealand



 Gum-tree weevil (Gonipterus platensis, Formerly known as G. scuttelatus) in New Zealand

 

GUM TREE WEEVIL – SAME INSECT, DIFFERENT NAME
Forest Health News No. 222, February 2012

Gonipterus scutellatus, Gum-tree weevil
Forest and Timber Insects in New Zealand No. 8



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    May, 2016
    The NZ Farm Forestry Association (NZFFA ) welcomes the Minister of Internal Affairs’ (Peter Dunne) announcement that Budget 2016 will include $303m to modernise and combine New Zealand’s urban and…

  • Bennett supported by forest owners at New York signing
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    Forest owners say the formal adoption of the Paris climate change agreement in New York on Friday [22 April] will potentially have great benefits for both plantation and natural forests…

  • New forestry leader
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    Peter Clark, the chief executive officer of PF Olsen Ltd, has been elected president of the Forest Owners Association (FOA). FOREST OWNERS ASSOCIATION Media release 16 April 2016 He replaces…

  • Pure Advantage calls for 1.3 million hectares of new forest in New Zealand
    April, 2016
    As set forth in the Pure Advantage discussion paper, Our Forest Future, this goal is defined as ambitious but realistic. Our Forest Future "Our future forests will add national value…

  • Forestry deaths should strengthen industry‚Äôs resolve to work harder on safety
    April, 2016
    The deaths of four workers in the past three months is a sad reminder that the forestry industry still has much work to do to improve its safety performance, the…

  • Forest Fires and Chainsaws - Discussion document
    March, 2016
    New Zealand has experienced a number of forest fires over recent years where chainsaws may be the ignition source.  There has been talk that one factor may be that newer,…

  • Kinks in GE laws need ironing out
    March, 2016
    FOREST OWNERS ASSOCIATION Media release 3 March 2016 Forest owners say kinks in the laws covering the release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) need to be ironed out. They say…

  • Industry looks beyond radiata
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    Future generations of New Zealanders may live in a patchwork landscape where several different forest species compete on the hills for growing space with the familiar Pinus radiata. 11 March…

  • Meaningful carbon price is vital to future of forestry
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    New Zealand’s third largest export industry, forestry, is steadily shrinking. Ministry for Primary Industries figures reveal that only 3000 hectares of new forest were planted in 2015 and that the…

  • Sharing the Love...
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    We love our forests and NZ Wood wants others to appreciate them too. December saw the start of the first phase of a campaign to engage the hearts and minds…

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    January, 2016
    The NZ Farm Forestry Association, with support from the Forest Growers Commodity Levy, has just produced guidelines to help growers comply with current health and safety legislation as it applies to…

  • Exceptional Efforts by New Zealand Forester Rewarded
    January, 2016
    The Wood Council of New Zealand is delighted that Dr Andrew McEwen has received an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours' List for…


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