Revised Forest Practice Guides
Te Uru Rākau Forestry Sector Update - 13 March 2020
NZIF Foundation 2020 awards & scholarships
Primary Industries New Zealand Summit awards
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Immediate Past President
-Sthn High Country (south)
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Conference 2020 - “46° South Revisited”
4-8 April 2020, Ascot Park Hotel Invercargill
The earlybird discount has been extended for a short period, so if you haven't registered you can still secure the discount.
- Interest Group Meetings
- Council Meeting and AGM
- Three Field Days
- Western Southland - Syndicate forestry & Koura management in a Douglas Fir forest
- Central Southland - Industrial site visit & integrated farm
- Northern Southand - Douglas Fir management & wilding control
- Awards Dinner
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For more information on these events, they are posted on the NZFFA website >>
Branch secretaries, please make sure you notify head office of any branch or action group events.
- West Coast Branch AGM & Field Day Saturday 14 March 2020 10.00 am. Visit Jack Davidson’s farm, 310 Arahura Valley Road and view work done since the devastation of Cyclone Fehi in February 2018. (Turn off State…
- Mid-Northland Field Day - Killen Property & Milling, Kaikohe Saturday 14 March 14 10.00am This is the third generation, 300ha Killen property, running sheep and beef, with much mixed age forestry. Early plantings, from 1924, include redwoods and cryptomeria, eucalypts from 1947,…
- South Otago Farm Forestry Association AGM, Friday March 20th – Telford Afternoon to start at 4pm to view the McLeary newly established logging road – 147 Puerua Valley Road. At 5.30pm meet at Telford to view the Telford Arboretum. Ken Stephens…
- Free Workshop: Microbiology of Planted Forests An introduction to microbial ecology and processes for planted forest owners When: 26th March, 9.30 am – 3.30 pm, Where: Scion, 49 Sala St, Rotorua. Background and objectives Radiata pine…
- North Canterbury branch AGM Thursday 26 March 2020 Where: Castle Hill Village Hall When: to be held in our lunch break as usual. Please contact Laurie Bennett firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
- Tree Crops Association's National Conference Auckland, 27-29 March 2020 Celebrating Diverse People, Crops and Food... Providing Food Security in a Changing Climate Featured Speakers: Derek Craig - Forest Gardening Cherylle Prew - Soil Food Web Mark Christensen…
- Oak Open Days, Gisborne 25 - 27 April 2020 The International Oak Society, Gisborne NZ Farm Forestry Association, and the Oak Action Group are looking forward to hosting you all for a three day event over ANZAC weekend -…
- Save the Date - Biosecurity Conference 2020 3 - 4 June 2020, Scion Campus, Rotorua More information to come.
These guides (updated January 2020) are to assist forest owners/managers and contractors to meet legislative requirements of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) and in particular the National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry (NES-PF).
- Economic conditions of major export markets
- Impacts on New Zealand
- Government response update
- Key contacts and support
Applications are invited for the awards and scholarships offered by the NZIF Foundation for 2020. The total value of awards offered is $29,500.
The awards open for application are:
- One Future Forest Scholarship for post graduate research of up to $10,000
- The New Zealand Redwood Company Scholarship of $5,000 for an undergraduate scholarship at the University of Canterbury School Forestry
- Chavasse Travel Award of up to $3,500 to assist a mid-career person to travel overseas or to bring an overseas person to NZ
- Jon Dey memorial award of up to $3,500 to assist research projects in the areas of work study or new technology aimed at improving forest engineering and harvest productivity
- Otago Southland Award of up to $3,000 to assist a project of relevance to forestry in the Otago/Southland region
- Mary Sutherland Scholarship of $1,000 for a polytechnic student
- University Undergraduate Scholarship of $1,000
- Frank Hutchinson Postgraduate scholarship of $1,000
- Student poster prizes at NZIF Conference (1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes of $800, $500 and $200)
Applications are now open. Further details on the Foundation web page available through www.nzif.org.nz, (link on lower right hand side of page).
Applications must be received by the Foundation administrator (email@example.com) no later than 5pm on Monday 18th May 2020. The awards will be announced at the Awards Dinner of the joint conference of the NZ Institute of Forestry being held in Masterton from 28th to 30th June 2020.
Enquires to the Foundation chair firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +64 274 733 262
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The Primary Industries New Zealand Summit awards categories organisations or people can nominate others for or themselves are here »
Nominees do need to register themselves and enter online. Here is the link to do that.
The deadline for nominations is March 30.
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